Retaining Australian older workers – a guide to good practice

April 1, 2017 | Author: . . | , ,
This paper provides a practical guide to employing older workers based on the recent research literature. The ageing workforce will create major challenges for Australian employers. Forecast labour shortages will see competition for skilled labour increase greatly....

Public policy, age discrimination and Australian older workers: Solutions in search of a problem?

February 26, 2016 | Author: . . | , ,
Issues of age discrimination in labour markets of industrialised nations, including Australia, are viewed as a serious impediment to older workers’ employment. Focused on jobseekers and workers aged over 50, age discrimination seems not to consider other sociological...

The social construction of retirement and evolving policy discourse of working longer

February 13, 2015 | Author: . | , ,
This article is concerned with the evolving social construction of older workers and retirement. Evolving and competing ‘worldviews’ from public policy and social advocacy are described and critiqued. Contradictions and disjunctions in terms of public policies aimed...