ERIC Number: ED326758
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
Union Retirees: Enriching Their Lives, Enhancing Their Contribution. Volume I.
Charner, Ivan; And Others
This report details the findings of a national project on union retirees and retirement programs. Chapter I provides an introduction and discusses the history of the project, project design, and structure of the report. In Chapter II, the study of union retirees is detailed and a comprehensive data base of information on union retirees is presented. These topics are included: (1) demographic characteristics of union retirees; (2) work and union histories of retirees; (3) retirement preparation and timing; (4) financial status; (5) health care and health status; (6) patterns of leisure and work activities; (7) programs and services for retirees; (8) retiree attitudes and opinions; and (9) political interests and participation. Implications and conclusions emerging from the data are then discussed. Chapter III provides an analysis of programs and services for retirees offered through local unions and union retiree clubs. The chapter also examines the relation of retirees to their locals, describes characteristics of retiree clubs, and offers a set of implications and conclusions. The appendix includes the union retirees survey form and the form for surveying union affiliated programs. (ABL)
Descriptors: Middle Aged Adults, Older Adults, Retirement, Retirement Benefits, Union Members, Unions
Academy for Educational Development, National Institute for Work and Learning, 1255 23rd Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20037.
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Inst. for Work and Learning, Washington, DC.; Academy for Educational Development, Washington, DC.
Note: For Volume II, see CG 022 967.