Combating Age Barriers in Employment. (Summary)
The impact of an ageing population on employment and the labour market is increasingly recognised as one of the most pressing issues confronting European societies. This summary charts the initiatives being taken to reverse trends for early retirement and exit from the labour market towards retention, reintegration and retraining of older workers. The lessons from and recommendations for action are directly and urgently relevant to governments, social partners and all in the ageing workforce.