Ageism and Mistreatment of Older Workers: Current Reality, by Denise Gosselin Caldera M.A. (auth.), Patricia Brownell,

By Denise Gosselin Caldera M.A. (auth.), Patricia Brownell, James J. Kelly (eds.)

This e-book promotes an figuring out of ageism, discrimination and mistreatment of older grownup employees, incorporating a global human rights standpoint. The influence of ageism at the mistreatment of older grownup employees has to not date been tested intensive throughout the lens of overseas human rights tools, nor has discrimination opposed to older adults within the office been framed as a kind of elder abuse for study and coverage making reasons.

This publication offers a multi-disciplinary exploration of those subject matters as they have an effect on paintings and retirement of older adults. It displays the view that older those that decide to paintings into outdated age can be in a position to accomplish that in allowing paintings environments that advertise dignity and are freed from abuse.

The contributing authors come from many disciplines, together with legislations, psychology, social paintings, company, and foreign affairs. Many are participants of the foreign community for the Prevention of Elder Abuse (INPEA), a non-governmental association with consultative prestige on the United countries, and feature dedicated their specialist careers to extend understanding and figuring out of elder abuse as a way to hinder it. The editors wish that broadening the framework during which elder abuse within the place of work is known will stimulate additional learn, coverage and application improvement to handle this troubling social challenge.

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Because increased employee contributions yield increased post-retirement benefits, these plans encourage workers to work past retirement age. The US government has taken action to encourage older workers to stay in the labor force. For instance, the government has raised the age to collect Social Security benefits from 65 to 67 for workers born after 1959 (Johnson 2007). Improving working conditions for older workers goes a long way toward increasing their productivity, energy and motivation. Developing better working conditions involves modifying the work space, and developing or implementing new tools, methods and equipment that meet the special needs and concerns of older workers (Kelly 2005).

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