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Profound changes continue to unfold in the American workforce as Baby Boomers—Americans born between 1945 and 1964—swell the ranks of our workplaces. This has led many employers to fear the possibilities of negative impacts associated with this demographic trend.
While some employers view the aging U.S. workforce with concern, others take a more positive approach and have implemented policies and practices that support a more competitive, sustainable and safer workforce, regardless of its overall age.
Although the Total Worker Health™ (TWH) only has one candle on its birthday cake, proud parent NIOSH says it has already accomplished many things, and has a bright future ahead of it.
While some items ended up on the financial chopping block, the budget proposal for fiscal year 2013 presented to Congress yesterday by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) includes millions to enhance worker health and safety.
Excerpted from Dr. Howard's NIOSH blog: "What factors will influence the workforce and the world of work over the next several years?" The following influences seem likely: