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Mandatory retirement still a working issue for employers

A brief analysis of Nilsson v. UPEI, one of the most recent cases on mandatory retirement and human rights discrimination based on age.

 

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An aging workforce: the legal issues (Part I)

The impact of the aging workforce is being felt globally in the economy and is directly affecting businesses. Unprecedented issues have arisen, such as labour shortages, greater health care needs for the elderly, and decreased private and public investments with fewer people contributing as the baby boom generation retires. In addition, the issues of older workers and eldercare have come to the forefront as demographic trends continue to show declining fertility rates and a steady increase in life expectancy.

 

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