Employment in the older age cohorts: significant disparities exist between national policies right across Europe

At a time when France is debating an extension to the national retirement age, mind RH has sought to assess the impact of this policy lever on the employment rate in the over-55 age bracket. Our comparative study targets 31 European nations  and shows that over the past ten years while raising the legal retirement age has increased the number of older workers in the labour market, it has also increased their unemployment rate. Only those countries that have implemented proactive policies to keep them in employment have a relatively high percentage of older workers in employment.

Through Nathalie Tran. Published on 23 November 2022 Ă  16h19 - Update on 23 November 2022 Ă  16h49

While there are just about as many pension systems in Europe as there are states, the overriding issue that lies ahead for all is how to meet the challenge of demographic change. Virtually every country is defining, or implementing a timetable for reforming their pension systems to ensure their viability,…

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