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Employment-related problems of older workers

Employment-related problems of older workers

a research strategy

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Published by U.S. Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration : for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Age and employment -- United States.,
  • Older people -- Employment -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Dr. Florence M. Casey.
    SeriesR & D monograph -- 73
    ContributionsCasey, Florence M., Sheppard, Harold L., United States. Employment and Training Administration.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD6280
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 138 p. --
    Number of Pages138
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18236146M

      “Studies have shown that the productivity of both older and younger workers is higher in companies that have mixed-age work teams than in companies that do not and that age diversity within a team heightens performance in groups that must undertake complex decision-making tasks —. The European population is ageing. Measures to reduce the burden of work should be able both to help prevent premature wear and tear on employees who are still young, and to make work easier for older workers. The four company case examples have addressed these issues by rethinking work organisation, adapting working time schedules, training and recruiting older .

    This is “Problems Facing Older Americans”, section from the book A Primer on Social Problems (v. ). Contexts, 9(1), 16– survey evidence suggests that more than half of older workers have experienced or observed age discrimination in the workplace, and more than 80 percent of older workers have experienced or observed jokes. But four decades after the ADEA became law, nearly two-thirds of workers ages 55 to 64 report their age as a barrier to getting a job, according to a survey by Author: Dana Wilkie.

    The Employment Situation, May Some Good News for Older Workers Tempered by Continuing Problems 4 At ,, the number of older “discouraged” workers in May was below the , for April but slightly above the figure from a year earlier (,). May’s discouraged workers were their retirementpercent of those older. Older workers differ from their younger counterparts in a variety of physical/biological, psychological/mental, and social dimensions. In some cases these reflect normative changes of aging (e.g., presbyopia); in others they represent age-dependent increases in the likelihood of developing various abnormal conditions (e.g., coronary artery disease).Author: David H. Wegman, James P. McGee.


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Employment-related problems of older workers: a research strategy. [Harold L Sheppard; Florence M Casey; United States. A research and development strategy on employment-related problems of older workers, which was prepared by the author under Grant No.

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Problems in the implementation of the Older Worker Program: The situation of the older workers, history of Labor Department's efforts and current problems Author: Louis H Ravin. Based on an extensive search of the available literature on older workers and their problems, this monograph provides a careful assessment of this literature and highlights some areas where additional research is needed.

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Employment Problems of Older Workers A MAJOR challenge to any society is the need to provide empIoy- ment to those able and willing to work.

Achievement of this goal can be impeded when society itself creates difficulties that have no real justification. One group against whom. The problem of older worker unemployment has rarely been addressed by researchers and only recently has become evident in the press.

This has been the case be-cause older workers tend to have lower unemployment rates than those found in the overall population as a whole and because other subjects related to the olderFile Size: 1MB.

Nearly all middle-aged and older workers, at some time during their work careers, will suffer the consequences of an age-biased employment-related action. Although the law bars age discrimination in the workplace, middle-aged and older workers are nevertheless subjected to adverse employment decisions motivated by false, stereotypical notions concerning the physical and mental abilities of older workers.

Older workers are not a homogenous group – they have varying and changing needs over their life course.

Strong supervisor support based on a person-centred approach may prove far more beneficial. In a study by Erber and Danker, employees of a large company were told to imagine themselves in the hypothetical role as manager.

They were asked how they would handle a situation in which a young or older employee is experiencing performance problems related to poor memory. Older workers are found in every type of industry, including blue-collar, white-collar, and service industries, with slightly more in white collar industries.

Within these industries, older workers are represented in every job category and occupation. Until the yearworkers 65 years of age or. older held more part-time than full-time File Size: 2MB. Elizabeth White herself couldn’t find work later in her career. She’s now written a book in which she identifies issues that older workers face Author: David Hugh Smith.

Marginalisation of older workers also emerges in studies showing that long-term unemployment increases with age (Henkens et al., ;Schwartz and Kleiner, ); that older workers have the lowest re-employment probabilities (Yearta and Warr, ;Loretto et al., ; Chan and Stevens, ; Kalavar.

Myth 1: Older workers are lazy, and they hate to communicate with junior supervisors. Fact 1: If managers treat all employees equal of any age, older workers are likely to reach their expectations. Myth 2: Older workers are just waiting for retirement.

Fact 2: Several older workers are keen to continue their jobs, not just for the salary. Towards More Inclusive Ageing and Employment Policies Percentage point changes in employment rates by age, Q4 Q4 0 5 10 15 20 Fig.

1 Older workers have fared better than young and prime-aged workers since the crisis in the OECD area (unweigthed averages for 34 OECD countries and 21 European OECD. Engaging the older workforce should not be such a big challenge. Older workers tend to be in the workforce because they want to be — relatively few look for jobs.

Career success of older workers: the influence of social skills and continuous learning ability Article (PDF Available) in Journal of Management Development 34(9) Author: Sophie Hennekam. The Urban Institute predicts workers 50 years and older will account for 35 percent of the labor force by As I write in my new book, Great Jobs for Everyone 50+, retirement at 65 is passé.

The Discussion Paper identifies a number of problems facing older workers. These include assumptions that older workers are less ambitious, hardworking and dynamic and are resistant to, or unable to cope with, technological change.

Other major employment issues include the dismissal of older workers, targeting older workers in workplace. Older Workers Are Being Pushed Out of Their Jobs, and It's a Problem You'd think long-term employees would manage to enjoy a degree of job security.

Not so. construction industry in Hong Kong presents a critical problem requiring an urgent solution. In order to retain older workers it is necessary to understand the health and safety needs of the aging construction workforce in Hong Kong.

In this paper, a review of the ageing construction workforce is presented in order to better understand the needsFile Size: KB. Older workers also score high in leadership, detail-oriented tasks, organization, listening, writing skills and problem solving — even in cutting-edge fields like computer science.

A new study from North Carolina State University found that older programmers knew a wider variety of topics than younger colleagues did, answered questions better Author: Nathaniel Reade.Ageism in the workplace can be subtle and hard to spot, at least for those not on the receiving end.

Whether intentional or not, it can have the unfortunate effect of driving older workers to disengage from their jobs mentally or even quit.If You’re O Chances Are the Decision to Leave a Job Won’t be Yours.

A new data analysis by ProPublica and the Urban Institute shows more than half of older U.S. workers .