A new workforce is changing the workplace
More Baby Boomers are choosing to stay in the workforce than previous generations. When it comes to the 65- to 74-year-old population:
- 26% of them were in the workforce in 2012; and
- Over 31% of them will likely be in the U.S. workforce in 2022.1
The Prudential Insurance Company of America (Prudential) studied how workers over age 50 remain productive as their risk of short- and long-term disabilities increases.
- 1 US Bureau of Labor Statistics (February 1, 2012). “Median age of the labor force, by sex, race and ethnicity." Retrieved 2012-07-26.
- 2 "How an Aging Workforce Is Helping Itself Stay Productive: What Employers Need to Know." The Prudential Insurance Company of America, 2016.
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