ERIC Number: ED315668
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988
America's Changing Work Force: Statistics in Brief.
American Association of Retired Persons, Washington, DC.
This booklet provides information about the demographics of the changing work force. It offers an at-a-glance profile of workers age 45 and older and considers likely changes in the work force of the future. The document includes topics such as the composition of the work force of today and tomorrow by age and sex, labor force participation rates, industrial and occupational employment, and general characteristics of this group of employees. The following tables on employment status are provided: (1) profile of Americans over age 45; (2) employment by age and gender; (3) employment by age, sex, and race; (4) labor force participation rates by sex and year in 1950, 1975, and 1988; (5) employment by major industry group; (6) employment by occupation, age, and sex; (7) employed and unemployed full- and part-time workers by sex and age; (8) weekly earnings by age and sex; (9) unemployment by sex, age, and duration of unemployment; (10) age discrimination charges; (11) employment by age, sex, and union affiliation; (12) monthly pension income of retirement pension recipients by age and sex; (13) wage and salary of workers 25 years and over; (14) projections of labor force participation; (15) jobs of the future; and (16) projections of the future of the work force. (ABL)
Descriptors: Change, Demography, Employment Patterns, Employment Statistics, Futures (of Society), Labor Force, Middle Aged Adults, Older Adults, Profiles, Sex Differences
American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) Fulfillment, 1909 K Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20049 (Stock No. D12633, single copy free).
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Association of Retired Persons, Washington, DC.