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Towers Watson

The older job applicant: Human Rights considerations

The number of workers over the age of 65 has significantly increased in recent years, and a survey by Towers Watson found that one-third of all respondents and 42 percent of older workers have decided to delay retirement. This aging workforce demographic means that not only are there more older workers remaining in their employment, but also that there are many older workers seeking new employment.

 

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Most-viewed articles this week on HRinfodesk

The three most viewed articles on HRinfodesk this week deal with the final updates on the 2014 compensation forecasts; the impact of a 2008 amendment to the Ontario Human Rights Code resulting in the first award from an Ontario court for human rights damages in a wrongful dismissal case; and how a fight instigator was terminated and others involved let off.

 

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Most-viewed articles this week on HRinfodesk

The three most viewed articles on HRinfodesk this week deal with the 2014 compensation forecast, when a poisoned work environment becomes a constructive dismissal, and the difference between sexual harassment and harassment.

 

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