• 28 July 2021

    Raising the retirement age: what about the health and wellbeing of older workers

    Many countries are now looking for strategies to boost their economy and recover from the pandemic. Some countries are considering various policy instruments, including slowly raising the retirement age before people can receive their full pension from their government.But beyond potential economic gains, does raising the retirement age have positive effects on the health and wellbeing of older workers?
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  • 2 December 2020

    Combatting ageism to leverage the assets of older workers

    Ageism is the set of stereotypes, prejudices and discriminatory behaviors based on age. If you are employed or looking for a job and believe you are being discriminated against because of your age, remember that this is illegal.
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  • 8 May 2019

    Combating ageism in the workplace

    Although there is a desperate need for experienced and skilled labour, older workers are facing challenges. In fact, many of them face stereotypes, prejudices and discrimination because of their age.
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  • 24 April 2019

    Making the transition to retirement

    Retirement is synonymous with freedom for many, but for others it brings its share of anxiety and questioning. Many factors influence retirement perceptions, expectations and planning, including gender, health status, socio-economic status and the nature of work.
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  • 16 January 2018

    Workers and employers: push back the retirement age!

    Finding strategies to support older workers push back the retirement age will be important to face the decline in the working-age population.
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  • 30 November 2017

    What factors lead to early retirement due to disability?

    Psychological and organizational factors at work contribute to early retirements due to disability. These factors need to be recognized and addressed to lessen their influence on workers who leave the workforce earlier than necessary.
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