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In a series of projects, we have explored how human resources and risk managers view the aging of their labor force.
Resource URL: https://www.worldatwork.org/journal/2019/q4/f4_Q419.pdf
February 16, 2020
As employees spend more of their lives working, HR is well-placed to help organisations transform the challenges posed by an ageing workforce into an opportunity that drives cross-generational success
- Age-friendly organizations
- Diversity and Aging
- Employer Policies & HR Management
- Job quality for older adults
- Older workers
Resource URL: https://bit.ly/2OShdeU
February 14, 2020
The people of Asia are living longer than ever, presenting a vast array of new challenges and new opportunities that all sectors of society—government, business, civil society, and communities—are just beginning to explore and address.
What risks and insecurities do older people face in a time of both increased longevity and widening inequality?
Resource URL: https://bit.ly/2UR8dL1
Bias against older workers hurts economic growth
Resource URL: https://bit.ly/3byTdY5
February 13, 2020
The tax code, employee benefits, Social Security, and Medicare reduce the financial gains from working at older ages, discouraging older adults from remaining employed.
Resource URL: https://urbn.is/3bGfaVp
To find the latest statistics on older workers, see how they vary across different groups, and ponder longer-term trends.
Resource URL: https://urbn.is/2UNqQzu
Job losses can derail retirement plans for older workers, a new study shows
Resource URL: https://on.mktw.net/3bF0yFM
Morrissey argues that our current retirement system does not work for most workers. As a result, we need to preserve and expand Social Security, defend defined-benefit pensions for workers who have them, and find new solutions for those who do not.
Resource URL: https://bit.ly/38aMb9P
February 7, 2020
The U.S. economy loses $850 billion a year — because of age discrimination
Resource URL: https://on.mktw.net/39gwT3r
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