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The Workforce Is Aging: Are Companies Responding?


In a series of projects, we have explored how human resources and risk managers view the aging of their labor force.

February 16, 2020

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Upskilling the Ageing Workforce for Industry 4.0


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

Resource URL: https://bit.ly/2OShdeU

February 14, 2020

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New Award for Asian Innovations in Healthy Aging — Apply Now


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.

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Precarity and Ageing: Understanding Insecurity and Risk in Later Life


What risks and insecurities do older people face in a time of both increased longevity and widening inequality?

Resource URL: https://bit.ly/2UR8dL1

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Age Discrimination Costs the Nation $850 Billion, Study Finds


Bias against older workers hurts economic growth

Resource URL: https://bit.ly/3byTdY5

February 13, 2020

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Measuring Work Disincentives at Older Ages


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

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Program on Retirement Policy


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

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Opinion: Holding on to a Job after Age 50 isn’t Always Easy


Job losses can derail retirement plans for older workers, a new study shows

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How the Shift Away from Traditional Pensions has Widened the Retirement Wealth Gap


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

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