First Results from the Survey of Older Workers, 2008

Journals and periodicals: 89-646-X


The Survey of Older Workers is sponsored by the Labour Market Policy branch of Human Resources and Skills Development Canada (HRSDC). The survey is designed to assess the labour market intentions and transitions of older Canadians. The subject matter is intended to identify "factors" that influence the decision to retire or remain working. In this context pensions, general finances, the role of dependents, the nature of work, health considerations etc., will be of primary concern in trying to understand workers' intentions and motivations.

Frequency: Occasional
Author(s): Arrowsmith, Stephen; Ness, Andrea; Pignal, Jean
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