Type of Content: News

Subtype: Blog

Resource Title: To Stay in the Labor Force, Older Workers Need to Know Their Rights When They Become Ill or Injured

Publication Title: Urban Institute

Publish Date: October 20, 2020

But many older workers who experience a new health condition do not need to permanently leave the labor force. In our new brief, we explore policies to help older workers better understand their right to request reasonable accommodations from their employers that would allow them to continue working. The provision of paid medical leave benefits in many states could provide an important avenue for helping newly ill and injured workers know their rights and stay in the workforce.

To Stay in the Labor Force, Older Workers Need to Know Their Rights When They Become Ill or Injured

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