ScholarWorks at UMass Boston Enhancing Employment Opportunities for Mature Workers Through Training: Case Studies of Employment Services in Massachusetts Enhancing Employment Opportunities for Mature Workers Through Training: Case Studies of Employment Services in Massachusetts

Francis Caro, Andrea Tull, Francis Caro, Andrea Tull
unpublished
Executive Summary Training of mature workers is an important dimension of initiatives to extend work lives and maximize productivity. The aim of this report is to illustrate the contributions that training can make as one of the strategies used by employment service organizations that assist mature workers. The report rests on three basic assumptions: 1. Employment services can play a constructive role in the labor market. 2. Mature workers require special attention from employment services. 3.
more » ... oyment services. 3. Training is one of a number of strategies that employment services can use to improve opportunities for mature workers.
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