The fastest-growing labor market is older workers, and appropriate retraining and adaptive strategies will be needed. Sue Nordman, owner of Erda Handbags in Dexter, Maine, has implemented a flexible scheduling system and invested in more ergonomic machines to accommodate the company’s aging workforce. Most of Erda’s employees are 60 years or older.
The fastest-growing labor market is older workers, and appropriate retraining and adaptive strategies will be needed. Sue Nordman, owner of Erda Handbags in Dexter, Maine, has implemented a flexible scheduling system and invested in more ergonomic machines to accommodate the company’s aging workforce. Most of Erda’s employees are 60 years or older. CRAIG DILGER NYT file photo
The fastest-growing labor market is older workers, and appropriate retraining and adaptive strategies will be needed. Sue Nordman, owner of Erda Handbags in Dexter, Maine, has implemented a flexible scheduling system and invested in more ergonomic machines to accommodate the company’s aging workforce. Most of Erda’s employees are 60 years or older. CRAIG DILGER NYT file photo