Voluntary Guidelines Supporting Age Diversity in Commerce

Voluntary Guidelines Supporting Age Diversity in Commerce

EuroCommerce and Uni-Europa are taking leading roles in promoting a more dynamic commerce industry by leveling employment opportunities for all ages.  The two companies have released a set of guidelines that address aspects related to age in human resource management.  Some of their guidelines include anti-age discrimination policies in the workplace, providing flexible retirement schemes, and developing new training systems that are tailored to age-specific needs.  Such strategies are beneficial to both the companies and to the workers because the companies can gain from the experience of the elderly, and the elderly can continue to work and actively age. 

Practices like as these not only provide the elderly with equal opportunities in the workplace and help combat age discrimination, but they also serve as an example for others to follow.   The goal of attaining an age-diverse workforce is tangible, and these guidelines help to achieve it.

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