ERIC Number: ED313563
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1987-Jul-8
Reference Count: N/A
Older Americans in the Workforce: Challenges and Solutions. A BNA Special Report.
Labor Relations Week, v1 n27 Jul 8, 1987
This report examines how the aging of the population of the United States will affect the workplace, and how employers, government, and the older employees themselves will adapt to this societal aging. The report covers issues surrounding the aging of the work force and uses case studies to illustrate how some companies and organizations are dealing with the issues. The report is divided into 17 sections as follows: (1) introduction; (2) report highlights; (3) statistical background; (4) summaries of major reports, studies, and surveys on such issues as health care costs and personnel practices; (5) preretirement planning programs; (6) early retirement options; (7) training and retraining; (8) flexible work arrangements for older workers; (9) rehiring arrangements for companies who hire back employees who have retired; (10) issues surrounding the growing numbers of age discrimination cases; (11) health care cost containment strategies; (12) corporate policies to accommodate physically limited older workers; (13) dependent care for older persons; (14) an annotated resource guide of federal, national, and regional agencies and organizations; and (15) an appendix containing the text of the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, including the 1986 amendments; (16) a 25-item bibliography; and (17) an index. (KC)
Descriptors: Age Discrimination, Dislocated Workers, Early Retirement, Employer Attitudes, Employment Practices, Federal Legislation, Futures (of Society), Health Care Costs, Labor Force Development, Labor Market, Labor Needs, Medical Services, Older Adults, Older Workers, Personnel Policy, Policy Formation, Preretirement Education, Public Policy, Reentry Workers, Retirement, Retirement Benefits, Retraining
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Publication Type: Books; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Bureau of National Affairs, Inc., Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Age Discrimination in Employment Act 1967