BT's over-60s reject phased retirement
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The article discusses the continued employment options for older German workers in the years beyond the traditional age of retirement. Flexible and part time working hours, home-based work, employee selected work hours and time accounts, work sabbaticals, and time autonomous groups are discussed...
- Phased retirement programs working well in Europe. Swank, Constance // Management Review;Aug83, Vol. 72 Issue 8, p32
Discusses the different types of phased retirement programs for older workers employed by companies in Europe. Benefits of the programs for employers and employees; Reduction in working time; Practice of job-sharing arrangements; Utilization of reserve labor pools or job rotation systems.
- Labour market reform to increase resilience and labour utilisation. // OECD Economic Surveys: Netherlands;Dec2005, Vol. 2006 Issue 2, p67
This chapter discusses labour-market reforms to increase macroeconomic resilience and labour utilisation. Strict EPL on regular contracts and long unemployment benefit duration weaken re-equilibrating mechanisms that drive the economy back to trend. Regulations that make EPL strict on regular...
- BT announces clampdown on 'damaging' long-hours culture. Cooper, Cathy // People Management;4/27/2000, Vol. 6 Issue 9, p8
Deals with the plans of British Telecommunications (BT) to overhaul its working practices focusing on presenteeism. Result of survey done on employees reaction on the BT pilot schemes; Comments from Joanna Foster, chair of the National Work-Life Forum.
- Inflation and early retirement: recent longitudinal findings. Parnes, Herbert S. // Monthly Labor Review;Jul81, Vol. 104 Issue 7, p27
Examines the financial problems caused by the decline in the extent of work activity by middle aged and older men in the U.S. Effect on the social security system; Retirement expectations of men under age 65 in 1978.
- ABSTRACTS. // Gerontologist;Oct2000 Special Issue, Vol. 40, p23
Presents several abstracts about retirement. `An Aging Workforce in Transition: A Case Study of California,' by K.S. Shultz, B.W. Sirotnik and S.E. Bockman; `Who Are Young Retirees and Older Workers?,' by Kristen M. Kilker and Greg O'Neill; `Prior Occupation Predicts Personality in Retired...
- INTRODUCTION (PART II). Marshall, Victor W.; Walker, Alan // Ageing International;Winter99, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p10
Part II. Introduces a series of articles on the impact of age discrimination, culture, class and gender influences on retirement, as well as programs and policies to enhance the employability of older workers.
- THE GRAYING WORK FORCE. // Management Review;Sep85, Vol. 74 Issue 9, p5
Reports on the pressure on the U.S. Congress to pass a federal law banning the practice of forced retirement at any age. Limit on the number of positions open to the young and minorities by voluntary retirement; Possible scenarios if mandatory retirement is outlawed.
- Reinventing Retirement. Whitaker, Leslie // DollarSense;Summer2000, p8
Focuses on the plans of senior citizens to continue working after retirement in the United States. Ways to maintain an active lifestyle; Need to link work with pleasure; Concept of the phased retirement. INSET: EARNINGS LIMIT REPEALED.