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Age Discrimination in the Workplace Happening to People as Young as 45

Justine Irving, Friday, 28th April 2017 -  Older adults feel undervalued at work and are struggling to secure work due to age, writes University of South Australia researcher Justine Irving in this article which first appeared

Study Highlights Cost of Ignoring Older Workers

Wendy Williams, Monday, 16th January 2017 -  Australian employers are failing to support and engage older workers which is costing them, according to a new study. Researchers at the University of South Australia and the University

Older and Casual Workers at Risk of Redundancies – OECD

Eisha Gupta , Monday, 18th April 2016 -  A new report has found that older Australians and casual workers of all ages have a higher likelihood of being laid-off, and struggle to find new jobs. The report by the Organisation

Discrimination Standing in the Way of Older Workers

Xavier Smerdon, Monday, 3rd August 2015 -  The most significant barrier facing older workers in Australia is age discrimination, according to Labor’s Shadow Minister for Ageing, Shayne Neumann. Speaking at the Community…

Program Gets Mature Workers Back on Their Feet

Staff Reporter, Monday, 2nd September 2013 -  A new program in Victoria will help mature aged workers get back into the workforce. Set to begin in early September, Experience + Work Ready will be a free program run by the Brotherhood…
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