Forced retirement on the rise as DRA ban nears
- Older and wiser and not ready for the scrapheap. Nickson, Sue // Personnel Today;10/8/2002, p14
Reports on the employment tribunal ruling regarding retirement age in Great Britain. Legal claims for unfair dismissal; Requirements of aged employment; Fairness in the employee dismissal procedure.
- Do not force out older staff when DRA is scrapped. // Employers Law;Nov2010, p4
The article focuses on calls by the Age and Employment Network (TAEN) for employers not to use performance management or physical testing to force older employees into resigning when the default retirement age (DRA) is removed in 2011.
- Some reject retirement and keep working, even into 90s. Stengle, Jamie // Charlotte Post;1/12/2012, Vol. 37 Issue 18, p4B
This article discusses the issue of the increasing number of people who prefer to continue working past the accepted retirement age of 65 years.
- Accommodating an Aging Workforce. // Association Management;Feb2003, Vol. 55 Issue 2, p20
Focuses on the accommodation of the aging workforce in the U.S. Percentage of older workers planning to work in their retirement years; Benefits of employment at retirement age; Decrease in age discrimination complaints.
- Come back in from the pasture. Mulawka, Brian // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;06/01/98, Vol. 25 Issue 24, p32
Discusses a study which concluded that it is beneficial for those over the age of 65 to stay in the work force. Details of report written by Morley Gunderson, professor at the University of Toronto; Social changes making flexibility in retirement age desirable; Disincentives for elders to work...
- Workforce Development for Older Workers in Taiwan. Tsui-Fang Lin; Yu-I Peng; Jennjou Chen // Public Policy & Aging Report;Fall2015, Vol. 25 Issue 4, p143
The article discusses the issue regarding the workforce development in Taiwan and mentions the government's efforts to provide opportunities for older people who want to work at retirement ages.
- So You're Going to Retire. Peck, Joseph H. // Saturday Evening Post;4/9/1949, Vol. 221 Issue 41, p34
The article discusses the author's experience of retiring, and provides some tips on how to prepare for it. He shares that upon reaching fifty, the word "retire" applies to most people. By this time, he suggests that one does some intelligent planning on retiring and on his future financial...
- WHEN SHOULD WE RETIRE? Graebner, William // American Heritage;Apr/May1983, Vol. 34 Issue 3, p100
The article presents a comprehensive overview of retirement policy in the U.S. through the 20th century. It states that the current retirement policy is more regressive than that of 1900. In 1978 a law was imposed which barred employers to impose mandatory retirement on workers under seventy....
- The age-old problem of mandatory retirement. Wanambwa, Edward // Lawyer;1/18/2010, Vol. 24 Issue 3, p6
In this article, the author discusses the challenges faced by the British Government on the default retirement age (DRA) of 65 for employees. He states that the government is weighing the implementation of DRA concerning its impact on businesses and the purpose of firms to use mandatory...