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Work challenges in times of Covid-19: Support for older and younger workers

Published: 27-06-2020

Susanne Scheibe wrote a commentary on work challenges in times of Covid-19, focusing on the role of support for older and younger workers.

The Corona pandemic has had a profound influence on working life. Although the health crisis affects nearly everyone, voices quickly emerged that older workers may be in special need of support. Yet, aging also comes with many benefits which help older workers navigate the new working conditions. Indeed, it was young people who reported the highest levels of distress and loneliness during the first weeks in lockdown. What can organizations do to support their multi-age workforce during lockdown and in the transition to the new normal? 

The full commentary can be found here.