Harold

By |2022-05-18T09:53:40+08:00May 18th, 2022|

Age 91 Profession Bunnings team member Research on mature workers shows that retaining healthy and productive mature workers is not only valuable from an organisational perspective, but from an individual perspective too. Meet Harold, who is Bunnings oldest worker. Harold originally trained as originally [...]

Mature workers news round up – February 2022

By |2022-03-30T17:54:42+08:00February 8th, 2022|

Editor's picks Latest news from around the world on mature workers for February 2022. Royal College of General Practitioners warns of ageing GP workforce, lack of recruits (NZ) Booking in to see general practitioner is set to get even more difficult in years to come, and the Royal College [...]

Mature workers news round up – November 2021

By |2021-12-02T10:42:48+08:00November 4th, 2021|

Editor's picks Latest news from around the world on mature workers for November 2021. Menopause-related employment tribunal claims on the rise (UK) The number of tribunal cases in which employees are alleging menopause-related discrimination is on the rise, prompting a law firm to call for more awareness and support [...]

Mature workers news round up – October 2021

By |2021-11-01T11:30:55+08:00October 11th, 2021|

Editor's picks Latest news from around the world on mature workers for October 2021. Why We Need To Talk About Age And Aging In The Workplace No matter what dimension of diversity is discussed, there are layers of complexity. Ageism is no exception. Unfortunately, the complexities around age and [...]

Mature workers news round up – September 2021

By |2021-10-26T07:54:04+08:00September 22nd, 2021|

Editor's picks Latest news from around the world on mature workers for September 2021. UK fuel crisis: Brexit and Covid are hiding the bigger issue behind lorry driver shortage – an ageing workforce The International Longevity Centre-UK said the (Heavy Goods Vehicle) HGV driver shortage was ‘yet another predictable [...]

Mature workers news round up – July 2021

By |2021-10-26T07:50:15+08:00July 4th, 2021|

Editor's picks Latest news from around the world on mature workers for July 2021. Good management and software design can help older workers thrive with IT-based tasks The capacity to perform work tasks that require using organisational IT tends to decline with age. Stefan Tams finds that this happens [...]

Older Women and the Australian Workplace: symposium video available

By |2021-07-07T13:03:34+08:00June 3rd, 2021|

Watch the video Over 70 researchers and policymakers registered for the inaugural CEPAR Online Symposium on Mature Workers in Organisations on 26 May. Guest speaker Professor Philip Taylor of the Federation University presented on older women’s experiences of work and the factors affecting their labour market engagement, drawing from findings of [...]

Mature workers news round up – June 2021

By |2021-07-02T08:26:16+08:00June 1st, 2021|

Editor's picks Latest news from around the world on mature workers for June 2021. America's workforce is graying, and ageism could cost the economy trillions of dollars The American population is aging, and businesses will need to adapt to an older workforce. An AARP study suggests that age discrimination [...]

Mature workers news round up – May 2021

By |2021-06-01T16:21:48+08:00May 5th, 2021|

Editor's picks Latest news from around the world on mature workers for May 2021. Australian visas should go to younger skilled migrants and we should pay them more, Grattan Institute says Think tank the Grattan Institute and others are calling for a revamp of Australia's skilled migration program. The [...]

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 – 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 [...]

Nine dimensions of the Later Life Workplace Index (LLWI)

By |2020-07-02T13:18:58+08:00July 2nd, 2020|

Nine dimensions of the Later Life Workplace Index (LLWI) The Later Life Workplace Index (LLWI) has been developed in Germany as a free tool for de­scri­bing suc­cess­ful working con­di­ti­ons for ol­der em­ployees and to com­pa­re or­ga­nisa­t­i­ons re­gar­ding their prac­tices for an ageing workforce. It can be used by [...]

Mature workers news roundup – June 2020

By |2020-07-14T12:59:34+08:00June 2nd, 2020|

Editor's picks Latest news from around the world on mature workers for June 2020. Covid-19 recession causing job losses in older workers and housing stress in young (Australia) Rising rates of housing stress, particularly among younger Australians, and job losses among workers aged 51 to 65 show the Covid-19 [...]

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 [...]

Mature workers news roundup – April 2020

By |2020-05-03T12:20:42+08:00April 7th, 2020|

Editor's picks Latest news from around the world on mature workers for April 2020. COVID-19 Layoff Or Pretext For Age Discrimination Against Older Employees? (USA) A small subset of US employers may decide that, even though mass layoffs are not necessary, they will still lay off certain, older employees. [...]

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 [...]

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