Business Doctor: Should companies reduce their older workforce?

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Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Wed, 13 May 2020, 8:17PM
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(Photo / Getty)

Business Doctor: Should companies reduce their older workforce?

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Wed, 13 May 2020, 8:17PM

With all the talk around redundancies and failing businesses, there's a narrative developing around the older workforce.

Economists Shamubeel Eaqub and Tony Alexander have been arguing over 65-year-olds should choose to resign to make way for others.

However, New Zealand has an ageing workforce, and some will be caught up in redundancies against their will.

Business Doctor Craig Garner joined Heather du Plessis-Allan to discuss how businesses can move forward with an aging workforce. 

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