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Can I be forced into early retirement?

Absolutely not. Employers may not force older workers to take early retirement, either; early retirement plans are only legal if the employee is offered a chance to stay on, keeping things as they are, or retiring early with under a plan that leaves the employee better off than before. In early retirement situations, the employee must also have a genuine choice to reject or take the offer, the early retirmeent offer must be in writing, the employee must have 21 days to decide, and seven additional days to revoke.