Older Workers and Options for Flexible Work

Loretto, Wendy and Vickerstaff, Sarah and White, Phil (2005) Older Workers and Options for Flexible Work. Equal Opportunities Commission, 92 pp. ISBN 1 84206 148 8. (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided)

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The key aims of the review were to find out from the existing body of research: * What are the current patterns of employment of older men and older women? * What kind of flexible work options do older female and older male workers need, what informs their needs, and what are the barriers - including pension arrangements - to their taking up flexible and part-time work? * What would happen to patterns of employment for older women and older men if flexible working were more widely available? * What needs to be done to achieve more flexibility for older workers? The review consisted of three elements: a comprehensive review of existing literature from governmental and non-governmental sources; secondary analysis of existing datasets, especially the Labour Force Survey; and theme building to identify the key issues associated with older workers, gender and flexible employment.

Item Type: Research report (external)
Subjects: H Social Sciences
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Social Policy Sociology and Social Research > Social Policy
Depositing User: Sarah Vickerstaff
Date Deposited: 29 Sep 2008 16:23
Last Modified: 15 May 2014 16:02
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/6677 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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