Work & Employment Issues for the Ageing Labour Market

Multi-Study Evidence from Ireland

Dr. Jean McCarthy (Age in the Workplace Research Network (AWR-net); Sloan Center on Aging & Work at Boston College)

SAC Room CA110, Cairnes Building, NUI Galway 15:00 :: 24th October 2013

Dr Mc Carthy's presentation will provide a contextual overview of the issues associated with ageing and age diversity in the workforce, with a particular emphasis on the Irish situation, along with discussion of current empirical findings from the following Age in the Workplace Research Network (AWR-net) projects:

i. “…When I’m 64? Exploring who is considered an ‘older worker’”
ii. “A grey area: Organisational decision-maker attitudes toward older workers in Ireland
iii. “Beyond generational differences? Exploring individual influences on inter-generational work attitudes”
iv. “Work and family issues in a multi-generational context”
v. “High performance work systems and employee outcomes: The moderating effect of age”

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