Available Stories from 2016

Creating an Age-Friendly Workplace

December 7, 2016

Here are recommendations for employers seeking to improve their efforts to recruit and retain older workers
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Brooks Brothers Queens Factory Values Experience

March 23, 2016

At an 80,000-square-foot facility in Sunnyside, Queens, Brooks Brothers is turning silks into ties by the millions and doing alterations for 50 stores.


Why Brooks Brothers Is Investing in Veteran Tailors – Bloomberg Businessweek

March 9, 2016

“U.S. companies increasingly are heading in the same direction as those in aging countries like Japan and Germany with shortages of skilled workers,” says Ruth Finkelstein, associate director of Columbia University’s Robert N. Butler Columbia Aging Center. 
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What’s working for older workers—and what that can teach all of us – OpenWork

A full 18 percent of New York City’s workforce is composed of 700,000 actively employed residents over the age of 55.
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What Will The Retirement Age Be in 2050? – Fortune

February 11, 2016

Short answer: Older than it is now. The economic pressures of aging populations and shrinking pension trust funds mean the retirement age will probably increase in the coming decades. 
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