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Author: Graham R. Mitchell
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: technology, workers, information, shortage, new, deficit, america
Number of Pages: 49
Published: 1997-06
ISBN-10: 0788178970
ISBN-13: 9780788178979

This report, recognizing the important role information technology (IT) plays in the economy, explores the potential for a shortage of IT workers in the U.S. The demand for core IT workers -- computer programmers, systems analysts, and computer scientists and engineers -- is expected to increase significantly in the coming years, yet it is unclear if the U.S. education system can train enough of them to meet the growing demand. Sections: the demand for workers in the IT-driven economy; competitiveness issues; factors affecting the supply of IT workers; current responses to the shortage; and su
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Author: Douglas W. Elmendorf
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: earnings, annual, workers, distribution, changes
Number of Pages: 44
Published: 2010-01
ISBN-10: 1437923984
ISBN-13: 9781437923988

This report documents changes in the annual earnings of workers ages 25 to 54 between 1979 and 2007. The analysis compares the distribution of earnings for male and female workers and documents changes in the annual earnings of workers with very high earnings. It also examines changes in earnings mobility (the rate at which workers move from one position in the distribution to another) and earnings variability (the extent to which a worker¿s earnings change from one year to the next). This report provides objective, impartial analysis and makes no recommendations. Charts and tables.
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Author: Barbara D. Bovbjerg
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: workers, strategies, improve, hiring, retaining, experienced, could, agencies, enhanced, communication, among, federal, older
Number of Pages: 52
Published: 2009-12
ISBN-10: 1437914020
ISBN-13: 9781437914023

The fed. workforce, like the nation's workforce as a whole, is aging, and increasingly large percentages are becoming eligible to retire. Eventually, baby boomers will leave the workforce and when they do, they will leave behind gaps in leadership, skills, and knowledge due to the slower-growing pool of younger workers. This report examines: (1) age and retirement eligibility trends of the current fed. workforce and the extent to which agencies hire and retain older workers; (2) workforce challenges selected agencies face and the strategies they use to hire and retain older workers; and (3) ac
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Author: Bede Sheppard
Publisher: Human Rights Watch
Keywords: workers, domestic, indonesia, child, exploitation, shadows, abuse
Number of Pages: 79
Published: 2009
ISBN-10: 1564324303
ISBN-13: 9781564324306
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Author: Barbara D. Bovbjerg
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: coverage, benefits, worker, improving, pensions, private
Number of Pages: 50
Published: 2003-07
ISBN-10: 0756725291
ISBN-13: 9780756725297

Private pensions (PP) can help assure that workers receive adequate incomes in retirement. However, millions of workers have no individual pension coverage. Since the 1970s, only about half of the nation's workers have been covered by PP. This report examines the issues surrounding PP coverage & benefit adequacy & what measures might improve the income prospects of future retirees. Discusses the potential for reform of the PP system to improve workers' coverage & benefits. Reviews approaches other than the voluntary, single-employer-based pensions system that might expand pension coverage & im
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Author: Scott Morris Committee for Economic Development Re
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: national, policy, statement, workers, opportunities, older, new
Number of Pages: 79
Published: 2000-08-01
ISBN-10: 0788189727
ISBN-13: 9780788189722

What role should older workers play in our future work force, when the retirement of the baby boomers, starting about 2010, will make tight labor markets commonplace. This unprecedented demographic shift calls for a fundamental rethinking about the work force of the future. Employer attitudes and policies must change if older workers are to remain in the work force longer. This report recommends a "pro-work" agenda for employers, policymakers, and olders in 6 areas: getting the financial incentives right; replacing stereotypes about older workers; the training imperative; rethinking the org. o
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Author: États-Unis. General Accounting Office
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: workers, challenges, employers, pose, trends, demographic, older
Number of Pages: 46
Published: 2001
ISBN-10: 1428949151
ISBN-13: 9781428949157
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