One indicator of sensible fiscal practices is maintaining balance between spending and revenues. Occasional deficits may be necessary.
Employers and policymakers can take steps to ensure that workers can balance work with other responsibilities such as providing care or managing an illness.
Flextime, part-time work, flexplace, telecommuting, teleworking, and job-sharing are examples of flexible work options. They appeal to workers of all ages.
More than one in five Americans—about 53 million adults—are caregivers.
The federal government, as well as almost all state governments, have laws against age discrimination.
Age discrimination can occur when employers treat employees or potential employees differently because of their age.
Employer-provided benefits are an essential part of job quality, and they contribute significantly to employees’ overall compensation packages.
Discriminatory employment practices can take a variety of forms.
The success or failure of the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) depends on the actions of both federal and state agencies.
Government employees do not enjoy the same protections against discrimination as private employees.