EurWORK European Observatory of Working Life

Ageing workforce

The retention of older workers in employment is an important objective not only of labour market policies but also for social protection budgets. The Foundation has gathered and analysed cases of good practice in age management, designed to improve job opportunities and working conditions for older workers. Each case study describes how the organisation approached the issue and what the results were in the medium to long term.

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Heritage Malta, Malta: Training and development

Ageing workforce
08 januari 2007
  • Malta
  • Organisation Size

    Medium

  Organisational background   Heritage Malta is a national government agency, which was created by the state to improve the country’s cultural services. In operation since 1 January 2003, the organisation is committed to the management and promotion of Malta’s traditional cultural heritage. The agency’s head office is located in the capital city Valetta on the country’s east coast. Its mission is to ensure that those elements of cultural heritage entrusted to it are protected and made accessible to the public.
  • Legal form

    Public

  • Sectors

    Public sector

  • Type of measure

    [field_ef_type_of_measure]

  • Initiative Types

    development, etc, Training

  • Target Groups

    Other non-manual, Professional/managerial

Motherwell Bridge, Malta: Training and development

Ageing workforce
08 januari 2007
  • Malta
  • Organisation Size

    Small

  Organisational background  
  • Legal form

    Private

  • Sectors

    Metal and machinery

  • Type of measure

    [field_ef_type_of_measure]

  • Initiative Types

    development, etc, Recruitment, Training

  • Target Groups

    Skilled Manual, Unskilled Manual

Park Hotel, Malta: Recruitment

Ageing workforce
07 januari 2007
  • Malta
  • Organisation Size

    Small

  Organisational background   The hotels and restaurants sector is one of the most important sectors in the Maltese economy. Built in the 1990s, the four-star Park Hotel has 152 rooms on six floors, as well as studios and family suites, a restaurant, coffee shop, lounge bar, indoor swimming pool, fitness room, sauna and massage parlour. Situated close to Sliema’s waterfront, the Park Hotel is located 10 kilometres from the airport and six kilometres from the capital city of Valletta on the east coast.
  • Legal form

    Private

  • Sectors

    Hotel restaurant and catering

  • Type of measure

    [field_ef_type_of_measure]

  • Initiative Types

    Recruitment

  • Target Groups

    Professional/managerial, Skilled Manual, Unskilled Manual

Environmental Landscapes Consortium, Malta: Recruitment, training and development

Ageing workforce
07 januari 2007
  • Malta
  • Organisation Size

    Medium

  Organisational background  
  • Legal form

    Private

  • Sectors

    Maintenance and cleaning

  • Type of measure

    [field_ef_type_of_measure]

  • Initiative Types

    development, etc, Recruitment, Training

  • Target Groups

    Skilled Manual, Unskilled Manual

Lohmann and Rauscher, Czech Republic: Health and well-being / ergonomics

Ageing workforce
06 januari 2007
  • Czech Republic
  • Organisation Size

    Large

  Organisational background   Lohmann and Rauscher is a company that has created the image of a reliable and high quality employer. Employment security, ongoing training and investment in healthcare, as well as conformity with health regulations at the workplace, make it an example of good practice which aims to prolong the working lives of all employees.
  • Legal form

    Private

  • Sectors

    Health and social work

  • Type of measure

    [field_ef_type_of_measure]

  • Initiative Types

    Ergonomics/job design, Health and well-being

  • Target Groups

    Skilled Manual

Cyprus Tourism Organisation, Cyprus: Training and development/Changing attitudes

Ageing workforce
31 december 2006
  • Cyprus
  • Organisation Size

    Medium

  Organisational background   Career development and training policy is an important feature of the Cyprus Tourism Organisation (CTO), as it recognises the importance of training for all ages and active participation to improve productivity and effectiveness, as well changing cultural attitudes towards older workers.
  • Legal form

    Public

  • Sectors

    Public sector

  • Type of measure

    [field_ef_type_of_measure]

  • Initiative Types

    Changing attitudes, Comprehensive approach, development, etc, Health and well-being, Training

  • Target Groups

    Professional/managerial

Magyar Telekom, Hungary: Exit policy

Ageing workforce
14 december 2006
  • Hungary
  • Organisation Size

    Large

  Organisational background   Magyar Telekom Company of Hungary has instituted a reserve employment status as an alternative to dismissal, thus maintaining employment in the legal sense.
  • Legal form

    Private

  • Sectors

    Post and telecommunications

  • Type of measure

    [field_ef_type_of_measure]

  • Initiative Types

    Exit Policy

  • Target Groups

    Skilled Manual

ZF Hungaria, Hungary: Comprehensive approach

Ageing workforce
14 december 2006
  • Hungary
  • Organisation Size

    Large

  Organisational background   ZF Hungaria values the experience of older workers and the high quality of their work and has implemented a wide range of welfare measures which offer a career for life
  • Legal form

    Private

  • Sectors

    Metal and machinery

  • Type of measure

    [field_ef_type_of_measure]

  • Initiative Types

    Comprehensive approach

  • Target Groups

    Skilled Manual

Penta, Hungary: Comprehensive approach

Ageing workforce
14 december 2006
  • Hungary
  • Organisation Size

    Medium

  Organisational background   Penta General Construction Industry has implemented an initiative to reward and retain older employees. As the company values the knowledge and experience of older workers, small teams of younger workers are placed with an older team leader to achieve higher productivity and quality work.
  • Legal form

    Private

  • Sectors

    Construction and woodworking

  • Type of measure

    [field_ef_type_of_measure]

  • Initiative Types

    Comprehensive approach

  • Target Groups

    Skilled Manual

Schön-KAEV-Eger, Hungary: Comprehensive approach

Ageing workforce
14 december 2006
  • Hungary
  • Organisation Size

    Medium

  Organisational background  
  • Legal form

    Private

  • Sectors

    Metal and machinery

  • Type of measure

    [field_ef_type_of_measure]

  • Initiative Types

    Changing attitudes, Comprehensive approach, Health and well-being, Wage Policy

  • Target Groups

    Skilled Manual

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