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Training Older Workers: A Review
Training older workers: A review

The aging workforce is an emerging phenomenon around the world, especially in industrialized countries. Almost one-third of the working-age population in developed countries will be aged 50 or over by 2050 (United Nations, 2007). Over the next 30 years, Europeans over the age of 60 will grow by 50% and the number of adults aged 20 to 59 will fall by 6%. The numbers of those aged 20 to 29 will fall by 9 million. These figures indicate a continuous aging of the workforce among European Union (EU) countries (Krenn and Oehlke, 2001). According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS), labor force participation rate among the 55 to 64 years age group increased from 48% ...

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