ERIC Number: ED400369
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993-Mar
America's Changing Work Force. Statistics in Brief.
American Association of Retired Persons, Washington, DC.
This booklet provides information about the changing work force. It offers a profile of workers aged 45 and older, as well as likely changes in the work force of the future. Tables and graphs illustrate the following: profile of Americans aged 50 and older, by employment status; employment status of the civilian noninstitutional population by age and sex; ethnic background and gender; employed persons by major industry group by age and sex; labor force participation rates by sex and year, 1950, 1975, 1990, and 2005 (projected); employment by occupation, sex, and age; employed full- and part-time workers by sex and age; average (mean) weekly earnings of full-time wage and salary workers, by age and sex; unemployment by sex, age, and duration of unemployment; percent of employers offering health care coverage to retirees, by size of employer; age discrimination charges filed state and federal, 1980-90; employed wage and salary workers by age, sex, and union affiliation; median age at retirement by sex, 1950-55 to 2000-05; women, work, and age: age discrimination myths and realities; average (mean) monthly pension income by age and sex of retirement pension recipients; workers 25 years and over by pension status; and civilian labor force by sex and age, 1975, 1990, and growth projection to 2005. A list of myths and realities about older workers concludes the booklet. (YLB)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Age Discrimination, Employed Women, Employment, Employment Patterns, Employment Practices, Human Capital, Labor Force, Life Events, Middle Aged Adults, Older Adults, Older Workers, Physical Health, Retirement, Retirement Benefits, Salaries, Unemployment, Unions, Wages
American Association of Retired Persons, Fulfillment, 601 E Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20049 (1-15 copies, free; 50 copies, $28; stock number D126330).
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Association of Retired Persons, Washington, DC.
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A
Note: For the 1988 edition, see ED 315 668.