“Fuller” or “extended” working lives: a critical commentary
Quality in Ageing and Older Adults
Article publication date: 8 December 2014
The purpose of this paper is to, first, provide some background to the treatment of older workers; second, highlight the distinction between a “fuller” and an “extended” working life; third, note the importance of separating out different groups within the category “older worker”; finally, identify areas for action to suppose those now facing working into their 60s and beyond.
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Phillipson, C. (2014), "“Fuller” or “extended” working lives: a critical commentary", Quality in Ageing and Older Adults, Vol. 15 No. 4, pp. 237-240. https://doi.org/10.1108/QAOA-09-2014-0017
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