Finally, when young people begin to compare their own bleak prospects with the comparatively rosy retirement of their parents or grandparents, they are likely to become resentful. This may make them less willing to support institutions such as the NHS or social care, which elderly people rely upon.
With the prospects of working until death, what options does a young person have now?
But it is also likely to be impossible for those young people who are already struggling with low wages, insecure work, large student debts and astronomical housing costs. The first is exit. The second option is voice.
Some people have been challenging changes to their pensions by speaking out or even going on strike. The third option is loyalty. This involves burying your head in the sand and hoping that your employer will have your best interests at heart and something will work out in the future. The final option is neglect. Opting for neglect is quite simply — you go to work, switch on the computer and then spend your days doing things that any retired person would do: As the prospect of a real retirement begins to fade, it is likely unofficial semi-retirements will become more popular.
If this happens, workplaces will become like clandestine retirement villages for the working young.
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