Impact of the recession on age management policies - Case study: Kiruna Regional Administration, Sweden

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22 januari 2012
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Björnsson, Gardar

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 Respondents in Kiruna Regional Administration agree that there have been rapid developments within local governments with relation to age management. In the earlRead more
 Respondents in Kiruna Regional Administration agree that there have been rapid developments within local governments with relation to age management. In the early 2000s, the primary concern of local governments was to encourage older employees to leave employment early. By 2010, concerns had shifted, and local governments have realised that there will be high levels of retirement, and it will probably become difficult to recruit staff with even the most common competences (such as teachers and social workers). Thus, counties now aim to provide incentives to prolong working lives as long as possible. A résumé is available.

 

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    Impact of the recession on age management policies - Case study: Kiruna Regional Administration, Sweden

    Author(s): 
    Björnsson, Gardar

    Respondents in Kiruna Regional Administration agree that there have been rapid developments within local governments with relation to age management. In the early 2000s, the primary concern of local governments was to encourage older employees to leave employment early. By 2010, concerns had shifted, and local governments have realised that there will be high levels of retirement, and it will probably become difficult to recruit staff with even the most common competences (such as teachers and social workers). Thus, counties now aim to provide incentives to prolong working lives as long as possible.

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