A variety of government policies and employer practices safeguard the rights of workers to fair treatment, safety in the workplace, and a measure of financial security.
Policymakers at all levels of government have developed standards and guidance to ensure fair employment practices which address wages, working conditions and other aspects
In addition to Social Security and Medicare Authorized in 1965
Older workers may choose to or need to continue working; however, they face discrimination, especially in layoffs and hiring.
Protect people from discrimination—freedom from discrimination is a fundamental right.
America’s workforce development system is made up of public- and private-sector programs, financial aid, and other services that provide training and retraining to current workers
Employers and policymakers can take steps to ensure that workers are able to manage their work responsibilities with factors such as providing care or managing an illness.
Flextime, part time, flexplace, telecommuting, teleworking, and job-sharing are examples of flexible work options that appeal to workers of all ages.
Today’s caregivers are both women and men, and they are increasingly under the dual pressures of work and caregiving.