Retaining Australian older workers – a guide to good practice

April 1, 2017 | Author: . . | , ,
Read the full Working Paper 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...

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

February 26, 2016 | Author: . . | , ,
Read the full Working Paper In industrialised nations, age discrimination is widely viewed as a serious impediment to older workers’ employment, and age discrimination policies generally focus on jobseekers and workers aged over 50. These policies appear not to...

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

February 28, 2015 | Author: . | , ,
Read the full Working Paper This paper examines the evolving and competing ‘world views’ about older workers and retirement from a public policy and social advocacy perspective. It identifies contradictions and disjunctions within public policies aimed at...