Older Workers

More than 100 Aging and Social Work Scholars Urge Congress to Pass National Paid Leave

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More than 100 Aging and Social Work Scholars Urge Congress to Pass National Paid Leave
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Boston College Center on Aging & Work, National Partnership for Women & Families
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Vicki Shabo, National Partnership for Women & Families

The 2017 Working Mother WorkBeyond Summit: Some Takeaways

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Blog
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The 2017 Working Mother WorkBeyond Summit: Some Takeaways
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Robin Hardman Communications blog
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Robin Hardman

Caregiver leaves, D&I, generations and more: a few of the most interesting takeaways from the October 2017 Working Mother Media WorkBeyond Summit. 

Updated CLASP/NPWF Employer PFML Chart

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Report
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Updated CLASP/NPWF Employer PFML Chart
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Center for Law and Social Policy and National Partnership for Women & Families
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Liz Ben-Ishai, CLASP

Overview on the Medicare & Medicaid Eligibility Requirements

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Overview on the Medicare & Medicaid Eligibility Requirements
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Hofstra Law’s Online Master’s in Health Law and Policy program

The health care industry has been profoundly affected by recent laws. The impact on Medicare and Medicaid merits a closer look given the number of people who are affected. Under the Affordable Care Act, the criteria for eligibility to these programs have been modified.

Aging America - Americans Are Living Longer

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Aging America - Americans Are Living Longer
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University of Southern California Online Master of Arts in Gerontology & Master of Aging Services Management

The average life expectancy in America today is higher than in any other period in history. More specifically, data from a United Nations report shows that the number of people 65 years and older rose from 8% to 12% of the total population between 1950 and 2000. What’s more, this figure will rise to 20% by 2050 and is likely to continue rising steadily thereafter.

Keeping Older Workers Keen about Their Jobs Takes More than Trying to Reduce Managers’ Age Biases, Study Shows

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News Article
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Keeping Older Workers Keen about Their Jobs Takes More than Trying to Reduce Managers’ Age Biases, Study Shows
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Academy of Management
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dowgun

Bringing Flexibility Back to Retirement: An Interview with Paul Rupert

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Blog
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Bringing Flexibility Back to Retirement: An Interview with Paul Rupert
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Robin Hardman Communications Blog

When the concept of flexible work arrangements was first introduced, in the 1970s and 80s, it referred to a long menu of options, from flexing start and end times to job sharing, compressed work weeks, and many other arrangements that have fallen off the collective radar. I recently sat down with Paul Rupert to learn more about one such valuable but under-used arrangement, Phased Retirement.

Our Assumptions About Old and Young Workers Are Wrong

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Blog
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Our Assumptions About Old and Young Workers Are Wrong
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Harvard Business Review Blog
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Judi C Casey

"We found far fewer differences between the age groups than we might have imagined. In fact, many of the traits and desires commonly attributed to younger people are shared by the whole workforce. Why might this be the case?"

Effective Recruitment Strategies for Older Workers

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Blog
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Effective Recruitment Strategies for Older Workers
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AGEnda: Aging & Work Blog by Judi C Casey
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Judi C Casey

Suggestions on the best way to recruit older workers.

New Hampshire Becomes Second State with Right To Request Flexibility

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New Hampshire Becomes Second State with Right To Request Flexibility
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1 Million for Work Flexibility

“SB 416 was signed by the Governor earlier this month, making New Hampshire the second state, behind Vermont, to empower workers with the right to stand up and request workplace flexibility for any reason and without the fear of retaliation or retribution,” said Dan Feltes, state Senator for New Hampshire Senate District 15. 

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