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Age + overtime = Lower productivity??? - the evidence

Tom Wells-Quinn

Research shows that older workers CAN work overtime and remain productive

Take Home Messages: Older workers should be able to work overtime without having any more adverse events than their younger colleagues. Older people working in such conditions do not represent a threat to productivity losses. Having older staff work overtime is not likely to increase indirect costs to business. Why the research matters: Older people are challenged by worsening physical health as they age. When it comes to p...

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