Over Half of Unemployed Older Workers at Risk of Involuntary Retirement

Several indicators show 2.9 million older workers who exited the labor force are unlikely to return.

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August 7, 2020

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How to Overcome Five Stereotypes about Older Workers, with Debbie Lipton

Debbie Lipton is here today to talk about five stereotypes about older candidates and how you can overcome them.

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COVID-19 and Ageism – The View from Outside the UK

Our Innovation and Change Officer, John Kiernan, talks about the international view of ageism that has been brought to light by the COVID-19 pandemic.

August 5, 2020

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How Social Workers Can Tackle Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Nursing Homes during COVID-19

The coronavirus has been infecting and killing people of color at disproportionately high rates in the United States—particularly within the Black, Latinx, and Native American communities. This is mirrored in long-term care facilities, with the probability of cases and death being strongly related to race.

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August 2, 2020

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Disrespect at Work, Distress at Home: A Longitudinal Investigation of Incivility Spillover and Crossover Among Older Workers

Specifically, we investigated whether and how incivility relates to well-being outside of work, among both targeted employees and their partners. These results suggest that for both older workers and their partners, the harms of incivility eventually extend beyond the organizations where they originate.

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July 30, 2020

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Opinion: Bye, Boomer: The Coming Cull of Workers over 50

Employers seize on slumps to purge more expensive, more experienced workers, study warns

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Everyday Ageism and Health

Most older adults say they’ve experienced ageism, but majority still hold positive attitudes toward aging, poll finds

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July 22, 2020

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Aging Workers Need Stronger Defense, Not Steeper Discounts

The initial shock of the coronavirus and mass unemployment crisis is beginning to wear off. It is being replaced by a deepening sense of threat and dread among the tens of millions of aging workers and retirees who were already facing age discrimination in the workplace and a decade or more of unsustainable retirements.

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