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Economy & Jobs 19-09-2017

With age(ing) comes wisdom: Shifting the debate on living longer

Ministers and experts from more than 50 countries meet in Lisbon this week for a major conference on “realizing the potential of living longer”. Olga Algayerova explains why Europe must carefully review what living longer means for how we live and work together.

Labour market expert: We need active EU policies on health at work

SPECIAL REPORT / With changing demographics putting pressure on the European labour markets, EU countries need to put in place healthy and sustainable work systems, argues Serge Volkoff.

Life-long learning can transform EU labour markets, experts say

SPECIAL REPORT / With increased life expectancies and an ageing workforce, politicians and employers alike must invest in life-long learning programmes so that workers fully adapt to new working conditions and are able to seize new opportunities, experts say.

Sweden considers raising retirement age to 75

Swedes should be prepared to work until they are 75 and to change careers in the middle of their work life if they are to keep the welfare standards they expect, Swedish Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt said.

EU in search of retirement age formula

Swedish Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt recently said Swedes may have to stretch their working life from 65 to 75 years in order to keep the same standard of living. But societies in most EU countries are not prepared for such a drastic change, the EURACTIV network reports.

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