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Mature workers news round up – May 2021

By |2021-05-05T14:47:55+08:00May 5th, 2021|

Editor's picks Latest news from around the world on mature workers for May 2021. What government can do to reduce super gender gap A key focus of next week’s federal budget is almost certain to be the introduction of new measures to boost the financial wellbeing and security of [...]

Mature workers news round up – April 2021

By |2021-05-05T14:39:23+08:00April 6th, 2021|

Editor's picks Latest news from around the world on mature workers for April 2021. China takes great leap backward as population falls China is expected to record its first population decrease in several decades when Beijing releases official census figures after weeks of delay, revealing an intensifying demographic crisis. [...]

Mature workers news round up – March 2021

By |2021-04-12T12:29:54+08:00March 9th, 2021|

Editor's picks Latest news from around the world on mature workers for March 2021. More Support for Older Caregivers Could Boost U.S. Economy Many family caregivers are familiar with the financial impact of trying to balance the responsibilities of their jobs and careers with their duties caring for their [...]

An Employer Lens on COVID-19: Adapting to change in Australian workplaces

By |2021-02-08T13:39:06+08:00February 8th, 2021|

DOWNLOAD Marian Baird, Myra Hamilton, Lisa Gulesserian, Alison Williams, Sharon Parker An Employer Lens on COVID-19: Adapting to change in Australian workplaces (released 8 February 2021) provides the first detailed analysis of how Australian employers have experienced and adapted to COVID-19. Between May to October 2020, the research team [...]

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 [...]

CEPAR Research: Australian baby boomers & intergenerational equity

By |2020-11-02T09:25:59+08:00November 2nd, 2020|

Attitudes towards Australia’s baby boomers and intergenerational equity Kate O’Loughlin, Rafat Hussain, Hal Kendig (October 2020) Attitudes towards Australia’s baby boomers and intergenerational equity. The Sociological Review DOI: https://doi.org/10.1177/0038026120963367 Abstract Australia’s Intergenerational Reports (2010, 2015) make a case for restraining public expenditure on an ageing population given the sizeable post-WWII [...]

Research: UK, German and Australian caregiver policies

By |2020-11-02T09:20:35+08:00November 2nd, 2020|

Retirement Security: Other Countries' Experiences with Caregiver Policies United States Government Accountability Office (September 2020). Report to the Special Committee on Aging, U.S. Senate. Retirement Security: Other Countries' Experiences with Caregiver Policies This report examines (1) other countries’ approaches to support family members who provide eldercare, (2) challenges of these approaches, and [...]

Mature workers news roundup – October 2020

By |2020-11-02T10:25:40+08:00October 6th, 2020|

Editor's picks Latest news from around the world on mature workers for October 2020. Companies are telling older people not to bother applying in JobMaker job ads. Is that legal? The Federal Government's new wage subsidy hasn't passed Parliament yet, but some employers are already advertising for young workers [...]

Workforce Programs

By |2020-09-04T08:29:22+08:00September 4th, 2020|

Browse these government  programs to assist mature workers update their skills in order to assist their mobility between industries, or to re-enter the workforce. These links are provided as a convenience and for informational purposes only; they do not constitute an endorsement or an approval by CEPAR of any of the [...]

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 – 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 [...]

Findings from the Mature Workers in Organisations Survey (MWOS)

By |2020-07-09T09:00:51+08:00December 12th, 2019|

Download the Report Maximising Potential: Findings from the Mature Workers in Organisations Survey (MWOS) Authors: Daniela Andrei, Sharon Parker, Andreea Constantin, Marian Baird, Lucinda Iles, Gretchen Petery, Leah Zoszak, Alison Williams, Shannon Chen Our research finds that mature workers across Australia feel excluded in today’s workforce and [...]

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