Great article published in the Sunday Mail Brisbane on February 4 about “Age Against The Machine” and the EveryAGE Counts campaign that is aiming to transform the way society views and treats it older people. Workplace discrimination will be highlighted as mature aged people (older workers) find it harder to get back into the workforce after losing their jobs. Yet a 7% rise labour force participant by mature aged (older) workers could boost the economy by $25 billion a year by 2022 and double that by 2050. It is all about changing attitudes not bringing in more laws. Age Against The Machine
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