A new report by the Centre for Ageing Better has called for employers to be more age-friendly and inclusive of those over 50 years of age.
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A study by Aviva has found that more than half of over 50s feel unsupported at work and almost two thirds were planning to retire later than they thought they would a decade ago.
61 per cent of Americans aged 45 or over said that they have seen or experienced age discrimination at work. Women, African-Americans and Hispanics were more likely to be affected.
Labour market experts have called for enhanced protection against age at work ahead of the Taipei Ministry of Labor’s introduction of a draft act for the employment of middle-aged and elderly workers, set to be released before the end of this month.
According to a study by the Royal Society for Public Health, ageism is the most common form of discrimination both in the UK and Europe. Sexism and racism are widely recognised and tackled, but ageism often goes unchallenged.
The Gerontological Society of America has published a report, “Longevity Economics: Leveraging the Advantages of an Aging Society” highlighting America's changing age demographics and suggesting a number of policy priorities.
Two new measures that will directly affect older workers in Australia: an increase of the work pension bonus and the subsidisation of wages for older workers.
A survey by the Benevolent Society – Australia’s oldest charity at 205 years old – has produced some interesting results on understanding of what age discrimination, perception of older workers, and the extent of the harm caused by it.
A report from the Scottish Science Advisory Council (SSAC) shows the population is ageing at a faster rate in Scotland compared to the rest of the UK. Fertility, life expectancy at birth and net in-migration are all lower in Scotland.
The survey carried out by insurance company SunLife found that the workplace was where age discrimination is experienced most often.
The report “A silver lining for the UK economy?” claims that older workers are essential to the future of the UK economy.
Age discrimination can have a deep psychological impact that even its victims do not truly appreciate.
Ageing workers don't win over employers: Job candidates suffer discrimination if they appear older than their age
Candidates applying for jobs can suffer age discrimination simply by promoting characteristics associated with older people, according to new research.
Most people believe having an older colleague has a positive effect on the workplace, often because they can be good role models or mentors, a new study has shown.
According to Ældre Sagen, a senior citizens’ lobby group, more than a quarter of over 60 year old retirees do so unwillingly.
Many older adults report age discrimination, according to a new study.
Our population is ageing and the workforce growing greyer, with Wednesday’s jobs data showing the number of over-65s in employment continuing to rise.
What retirement? Official statistics show a massive rise in over-65s still working and is hailed as a victory against age discrimination
New statistics show that the number of over-65s still in work has doubled in the past decade. The increase in older workers was hailed as a victory against age discrimination, but unions warned that older employees could suffer workplace injuries.
Four national older people's organisations are joining to create a senate to give older people a stronger voice in Wales.
Despite estimates that a third of UK workers will be over 50 by 2020, a report has revealed that businesses are under prepared.