Ageism in the Workforce and in Industry


This free webinar provides an in-depth understanding of ageism in the workforce and in the industry, by presenting examples of discrimination in the labour market.

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April 1, 2021

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Many Older Israelis Want to Continue Working after Pension Age, but Ageism and Finding Suitable Jobs Deter Them


The study shows that continuing employment after the legal age increases rather than decreases happiness levels as do relationships with a partner and having children. Israeli workers are not against raising the official retirement age, the researchers found. In fact, many of them want to continue working past that age, although they often retire early for a variety of reasons.

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February 26, 2021

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Survey Highlights High Levels of Perceived Ageism at Work


Over two fifths of older workers have experienced age discrimination at work, with the recruitment process being the worst offender, according to a workingwise.co.uk survey.

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January 28, 2021

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Factors Related to Workplace Well-Being: Occupational Health and Safety of Older Workers in Hong Kong


This study aims to gain a better understanding of the experiences, needs, and definitions of older workers in Hong Kong. It helps to draw attention to issues of occupational safety and health (OSH) risks and help identifying and promoting strategies and interventions for effectively supporting the ageing workforce in the workplace.

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January 6, 2021

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Are the Self-Employed Mentally Healthier than Salaried Workers? Evidence from Korea, Mexico, and the United States


This study will examine the association between self-employment and mental and cognitive health for older adults in the U.S., Mexico, and South Korea.

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January 5, 2021

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Census Bureau Releases Interactive Story Map on Population Aging Trends


The Story Maps tool identifies and displays data on the aging population to help inform demography research and policy to ensure that governments and communities are prepared to meet the opportunities and challenges of an aging population.

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December 19, 2020

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Understanding Unequal Ageing: Towards a Synthesis of Intersectionality and Life Course Analyses


In this paper, we aim to illustrate how intersectionality might be synthesised with a life course perspective to deliver novel insights into unequal ageing, especially with respect to health.

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December 4, 2020

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Organizational Practices for the Aging Workforce: Development and Validation of the Later Life Workplace Index


The present three studies focused on the development and validation of a multifaceted measure of organizational practices for the aging workforce, the Later Life Workplace Index (LLWI).

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October 30, 2020

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Work–family Balance in the Second Half of Life: Caregivers’ Decisions Regarding Retirement and Working Time Reduction in Europe


The results show that, in most cases, upward caregiving to parents is less relevant for deciding to remain in the labour market than lateral care (especially to siblings, friends and neighbours) and downward grandchild care.

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Population-based Estimates of Healthy Working Life Expectancy in England at age 50 Years: Analysis of Data from the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing


Retirement ages are rising in many countries to offset the challenges of population ageing, but people’s capacity to work for more years in their later working life (>50 years) is unclear. We aimed to estimate healthy working life expectancy in England.

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July 5, 2020

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