実践ビジネス英語 2020/6/4 L5(2) Unretirees on the Rise
Lions says there are an increasing number of “unretirees” lately. Alvarez cites increased longevity is the key reason why. And Ueda says there is a similar situation in Japan. He describes some of the evidence of a growing elderly population such as reading glasses at post offices and hotels. McMillan says that seniors are the fastest-growing segment of the workforce.
Lyons says, “They’re people who plan to work after 65, or who go back to work after retiring — even if they’re financially secure. ”
Lyons says, “Yes, the percentage of retirement-age people in the labor force has doubled in the last 30 years.”
-Words and Phrases
for good 完全に、永遠に
Permanently, in other words. Things like, he’s moving to Paris for good. He plans to buy a house there. Or, that long time restaurant closed for good last year.
be financially secure 経済的に安定している
Financially stable, free from anxiety or risk over money. He’s financially secure thanks to the loyalties from his book. When we use “secure” as a verb, it can also mean “obtain or achieve something important.” Like, we manage to secure enough raw materials despite the ongoing shortage.