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D’ailleurs, l’âge de la retraite obligatoire fixé par la plupart des entreprises japonaises correspond à l’âge minimum légal de 60 ans. Il a été suggéré que la pratique de la retraite obligatoire devait être supprimée, car elle donne lieu à une importante rotation des effectifs de travailleurs âgés et elle peut être une cause non seulement de chômage, mais aussi de disparition du capital humain (celui propre à l’entreprise). Toutefois, cette pratique est étroitement liée au système de rémunération à l’ancienneté du Japon et aux règles strictes de protection de l’emploi et, si elle était abolie, les entreprises seraient potentiellement doublement pénalisées sur le plan financier : elles auraient à supporter des coûts de licenciement élevés et des coûts salariaux élevés.

The current labour market situation of older workers in Japan is examined in more detail in Chapter 2 and some of the key problems that they are facing are identified. Potential supply-side barriers to employment of older workers are discussed in Chapter 3, including the impact of Japan’s old-age pension system and other social security arrangements on the work and retirement decisions of older people. A number of possible reforms to strengthen work incentives are outlined. But removing supply-side barriers to employment is not enough; action on the demand side is also needed.

2. Among OECD countries, Japan has one of the lowest shares of foreigners in the total population and labour force. 2%, while that of Switzerland was 19% (OECD, 2001a, Chapter 5). AGEING AND EMPLOYMENT POLICIES: JAPAN– ISBN-92-64-02109-4 © OECD 2004 43 rise further to around 81 years for men and to just over 89 years for women. Life expectancy at age 65 has also increased considerably for men and women in Japan and is higher than in almost all other OECD countries. Currently, for workers retiring at age 65 in Japan, they can expect to receive the old-age pension for around 17½ years in the case of men and for around 22½ years in the case of women.

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