Ageism victims `need help at national level'

Welch, Jilly
October 1996
People Management;10/10/1996, Vol. 2 Issue 20, p9
Discusses the importance of a more coordinated program for older unemployed people in Great Britain. Problems faced by older unemployed people; Organizations providing practical help to older people; Training and career development for older people.


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