Ageism

No Boom Time for Boomers – Unemployed Older Workers Not Benefiting

No Boom Time for Boomers January 2018 – Boston Business Journal Older unemployed workers have not benefited as much as younger workers from the strong economy. And retraining programs are struggling to help the problem. State employment numbers that older unemployed workers have not benefited as much as younger workers from the strong economy. And…

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Ageism is more than an Alarming trend; it’s detrimental to our Economy

Ageism is more than an Alarming trend; it’s detrimental to our Economy by Joan Cirillo, President & CEO Operation A.B.L.E. Within the past few months, I have had two major corporations and one charitable foundation tell me they will shift their donation strategy next year from supporting older workers, to programs that benefit solely young…

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Viewpoint: New approaches needed to address workforce challenges

This month’s blog is a reprint of an op-ed that ran in the Boston Business Journal in August addressing the challenges an ageing workforce poses for employers. It is written by Operation A.B.L.E.’s Board Chair, and Senior Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer at Tufts Health Plan, Lydia Greene. Ageism—or prejudice against our future…

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