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Mature workers news round up – February 2021

By |2021-02-25T08:43:24+08:00February 9th, 2021|

Editor's picks Latest news from around the world on mature workers for February 2021. ‘It breaks my heart’: Pandemic puts Malvern East business owner out of work at 58 Fiona Caffery never thought she’d be looking for a job at 58. The small business owner was planning on working for [...]

Mature workers news roundup – November 2020

By |2020-12-16T12:07:44+08:00November 3rd, 2020|

Editor's picks Latest news from around the world on mature workers for November 2020. How ageism is preventing some Australians from getting employed For older and younger jobseekers, and women in their mid twenties-thirties, it can be difficult to get a job due to ageism in recruiting. Motherhood, too [...]

Mature workers news roundup – September 2020

By |2020-10-01T15:36:30+08:00September 3rd, 2020|

Editor's picks Latest news from around the world on mature workers for September 2020. IBM faces another age-discrimination lawsuit in Austin Allegation: Artificial intelligence used to 'surreptitiously target older workers for termination” Accusations the global technology behemoth has laid off older employees due to their ages have beset the [...]

Mature workers news roundup – August 2020

By |2020-09-02T12:22:48+08:00September 2nd, 2020|

Editor's picks Latest news from around the world on mature workers for August 2020. When Retirement Comes Too Early (USA) Once, older workers benefited from a so-called experience premium: Because of their years on the job, they earned more than younger employees and were less likely to be laid [...]

Research: Discrimination laws & older women | Older women physicians

By |2020-06-22T09:38:33+08:00June 22nd, 2020|

Research News | Falling Between the Cracks: Discrimination Laws and Older Women | Issues Faced by Senior Women Physicians Falling Between the Cracks: Discrimination Laws and Older Women Joanne Song McLaughlin. Falling Between the Cracks: Discrimination Laws and Older Women. LABOUR, 2020; 34 (2): 215 https://doi.org/10.1111/labr.12175 Theories and evidence suggest that [...]

Mature workers news roundup – May 2020

By |2020-06-09T07:43:53+08:00May 3rd, 2020|

Editor's picks Latest news from around the world on mature workers for May 2020. Employers face dilemmas over discrimination laws, CDC health guidance (USA) Guidelines say workers who fall into vulnerable categories shouldn't return to work until phase three. Employers reopening businesses face a dilemma with older workers: Follow health [...]

CEPAR Mature Workers study featured on SBS

By |2020-04-12T15:35:15+08:00April 12th, 2020|

Our Mature Workers in Organisations report was featured in a recent SBS report on the challenges for the mature workforce who are keen to reskill but face ageism in hiring. The report’s co-lead author, and CEPAR Chief Investigator, Professor Sharon Parker of Perth’s Curtin University was quoted as saying: “If we don’t [...]

Mature workers news roundup – March 2020

By |2020-07-02T13:16:30+08:00March 10th, 2020|

Editor's picks Latest news from around the world on mature workers for March 2020. Coronavirus is changing work forever. Here’s how to make ageism a thing of the past (USA) Massive layoffs, huge numbers of employees working from home, and companies pivoting to stay in business as a result [...]

Research: Health and return to work after retirement | Successful ageing at work

By |2020-02-03T07:04:37+08:00February 3rd, 2020|

The Effects of Taking Up Employment After Pension Age on Self-Rated Health in Germany and the UK | Successful Aging at Work: A Process Model to Guide Future Research and Practice The Effects of Taking Up Employment After Pension Age on Self-Rated Health in Germany and the UK Lux, [...]

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