Type of Content: News

Subtype: Newspaper or Magazine Article

Resource Title: Why US firms are Desperate to Retain Ageing Workers

Publication Title: BBC News

Publish Date: August 20, 2019

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) estimates people aged 55 and older are expected to have the fastest growing labour force participation rate – that is, in work or actively seeking work – over the next five years. And within this age group, those aged 65 and above are expected to see the fastest expansion.

…that touches on another benefit of keeping elderly people in the workforce. “We know that multiple generations working together can lead to more creative thinking and innovation”, says Cal Halvorsen, assistant professor at the Boston College School of Social Work.

Why US firms are Desperate to Retain Ageing Workers

Resource URL: https://bbc.in/2NqImpH