- Aging affects the energy and mental clarity of older workers and can place employers in awkward positions when managing performance.
- Since many organizations do not offer age discrimination training, employers will likely face an increase in age related litigation among the sizable Boomer generation.
- According to the U.S. Census Bureau, over 40% of Americans over 65 have some sort of disability, compared with only 12% of those between 16-63. Many employers will see a surge in disability claims as a result of their much-needed aging workforce.
- Employers will need to make more Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) accommodations as Boomers age, including amplified audio-visual equipment and desks that accommodate wheelchairs.
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