The second Baltic Sea Labour Forum for Sustainable Working Life project policy brief in the series on prolonging working life looks at the age group 55+ in countries in the Baltic Sea Region. We examine determinants of the digital divide in terms of age, educational attainment, and geography. We present perspectives from Finland, Lithuania, and Belarus. In Finland, our example shows how ICT skills training can be effectively integrated at workplaces.
Poor health constitutes the main reason for early retirement. How is this linked to working conditions and what are the measures required to tackle this issue?
Age discrimination at work: measures at the organisational level to address prejudice and negative stereotypes related to older age
Age discrimination is still predominant at workplaces despite anti-discrimination laws in place in almost every country.
Women in the age group 55+ face particular challenges related to remaining in working life, one of them is finding a work/life balance. Here we look at the situation in the countries in the Baltic Sea Region, including closer perspectives from Poland, Sweden and Lithuania.