“Boom in Post-Retirement Workers Creates Unique Set of Workplace Safety Needs,” Business Insurance
In an article published in Business Insurance, Swift Currie partner Mike Rosetti was quoted on the topic of the aging workforce in the United States and the potential rise in post-retirement injuries that could result. The story reports that the Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates workers ages 55 and older will comprise more than a quarter of the workforce by 2022.
“A lot of employers are actually targeting older employees who are past the traditional retirement age for a variety of reasons, one being that they find that those that are still interested in being in the labor force tend to be very reliable because they are very motivated to be in the labor force, and also there is the ability to employ them on a part-time basis without a need to provide benefits because of the safety net of Medicare,” said Rosetti. For the full article, you may click here.