Basically what Stamp said. The rule only applies to Thai government workers, which we can't be by Thai law. The law doesn't apply to us, but lots of Thai school like to allude to it, instead of coming out and saying that their aged biased.
"You can't HAVE everything. Where would you put it?"
- Stephen Wright
What are the rules of severance pay and being compulsorily retired by your employer?
We all know the general rules of severance pay but it's unclear how they relate to those who have reached the retirement age.
Think Third World. There's your answer. All we anal Westerners go to steam-age countries and can't seem to get a handle on why we don't get what we expect, complete with a detailed explanation.
My sister, 62 will be teaching at a government Mathyom school. I taught until I was just short of 63 and retired on my own.
I also have personal knowledge of people 72, 69, etc. teaching.
My wife's school just had three Thai teachers retire and promptly hired them back at ฿20,000/mos. on top of their pensions. They are no longer civil servants but private employees.
Frederick Douglass: Find out just what any people will quietly submit to
and you have found out the exact measure of injustice
and wrong which will be imposed upon them, and these
will continue till they are resisted with either
words or blows, or with both.
“Don’t believe them, don’t fear them, don’t ask
anything of them.”