Empathising with elderly in workplace
As the population ages and life expectancy increases, The Hong Kong workforce is also ageing. The Government estimates that the Hong Kong workforce will reach its peak in 2021. Is our labor market ready to face the challenges of aging labor? What is the situation of the current elder workers? What are the concerns of the elder workers to stay in jobs or when the retirees want to re-entering the job market? Are grassroots elders destined only to 3D jobs that are Dirty, Dangerous and Demeaning?
We explore the problems encountered by the elders in the workplace and the possibilities of friendly treatment to older employees in this season.