NZ government needs to get ahead of ageing curve says EMA

Rebecca Howard
Fri, 29 Jun 2018

By Rebecca Howard June 29 (BusinessDesk) -  Like many countries around the world New Zealand's workforce is ageing and the Employers and Manufacturers' Association is calling on the government to get ahead of the curve.  "We are facing a perfect storm. The combination of an ageing population, a low birth rate, a labour shortage, a skills deficit and the changing nature of work means we need to tackle this issue now," the industry lobby said in a white paper on 'Unlocking the potential of our ageing workforce'. Unlike many global risks, th...

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