2011 - Act Establishing the Global Strategy for the Employment of Older People 2012-2014 (Strategy 55 and over)

Policy Field: 
Working Life
Topic: 
Activation Policies for the 50+
Country: 
Major Implications of the Reform: 
  • This resolution established four objectives:
    • To increase the employment rate and to reduce unemployment among older people aged 55 and over.
    • To encourage the continued employment of older people in order to extend the periods of contributions to the Social Security system.
    • To improve working conditions for older people aged 55 and over, with particular attention to safety and health at work.
    • To promote the return to the labour market of older workers who lose their jobs, ensuring adequate social protection for the unemployed.