Anorak | Helping The Aged

Helping The Aged

by | 2nd, July 2003

‘AT Anorak, we pride ourselves on our non-discriminatory employment policy young, old, black, white, man, woman, human, ape…they all get paid the same pittance.

‘Aisle 7? I forget, dear’

So we are glad to see that the Government has at last decided to crack down on ageism at work.

For too long, old people have got away with skiving off work as soon as they hit 60 (or 65 in the case of men) before embarking on a life of endless bingo, Saga holidays and Bakewell tarts.

What is worse, they insist on getting paid a pension to live this life of Riley, while clogging up the health system with their unceasing ailments and the sewerage system with their incessant outpourings.

So, we can only congratulate Trade And Industry Secretary Patricia Hodge when we read in the Times that ‘millions of older people will get new rights under proposals to be unveiled today that outlaw age discrimination’.

These include the right to

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