Title

How to Encourage Older People to Remain in Paid Employment

Document Type

Journal Article

Publisher

WSO World Management Center

Faculty

Faculty of Business and Law

School

Faculty Office (FBL)

RAS ID

12779

Comments

This article was originally published as: Jansz, J. (2011). How to Encourage Older People to Remain in Paid Employment. World Safety Journal, 20(2), 12-17.

Abstract

This article reports the findiogs of a focus group discussion by 33 people from 5 countries to answer the question of "How do we encourage older people to remain in paid employment?" This focus group discussion was conducted at the World Safety Organization Roundtable XIII atthe request of the United Nations Economic and Social Council. The following factors were identified. Consider older people's skills and abilities, ergonomic factors and individual differences, return to work afterretirement, educational needs of older employees, motivation, the role of govermnent legislation and offering older people contract work. Recommendations based on these themes were submitted to the United Nations Economic and Social Council and are iocluded io this article.

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