Employment Policies Failing Older Workers

Existing employment policies are failing to address the biggest challenges facing older workers, according to research from Newcastle University’s Institute for Ageing.

The report, Ageing Workforce Policy Briefing Note, identified four key areas that need further consideration as a matter of urgency:

  1. The complex relationship between employment, finances, health and care
  2. Regional inequalities in health and employment opportunities
  3. A labour market that is not working for older employees
  4. A business environment that doesn’t support older workers

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