Hiring & Recruitment

Mandatory Retirement Age for Government Employees

Establish mandatory retirement age for civil servants, say 65. Absolutely essential employees can be retained as contractors.

Tags

Submitted by

Stage: Active

Feedback Score

-7 votes
Voting Disabled
Idea#1164

Idea Details

Vote Activity (latest 20 votes)

  1. Upvoted
  2. Downvoted
  3. Upvoted
  4. Upvoted
  5. Downvoted
  6. Downvoted
  7. Downvoted
  8. Downvoted
  9. Downvoted
  10. Downvoted
  11. Upvoted
  12. Downvoted
  13. Upvoted
  14. Upvoted
  15. Upvoted
  16. Downvoted
  17. Upvoted
  18. Upvoted
  19. Upvoted
  20. Upvoted
(latest 20 votes)

Similar Ideas [ 5 ]

Comments

  1. Comment
    carrick.baugh

    So the experience and knowledge of these people can be discarded, or paid for at a much higher premium as a contractor?

    I'm 27, grew up around D.C., and I think this is a bad idea.

    If these older fed workers can't do a job as well as a younger or different employee, then reassign or replace them. There is a lot of ambition in D.C., and at 65 it seems like there's not much further to go... these folks likely care about doing a good job, damned the political interests that want them to fudge the work. Whereas a younger upstart might just see their position as a step n the path to somewhere 'greater.'

  2. Comment
    lindatift

    Thirty and out!! I think government workers should be treated like the talented auto workers. Forced retirement at thirty years so the government can hire cheaper wage earners. No life long medical care, when your forced to retire your medically care is up to you to pay for. Pray that when it's time for you to retire that your 401k is still in tact.