ELDERCARE A GROWING ISSUE FOR EMPLOYEE AND EMPLOYER

ELDERCARE A GROWING ISSUE FOR EMPLOYEE AND EMPLOYER In order to encourage women to work andreduce the effects of the skills shortage ofthe mid1990s, flexible working patterns andchild care are often seen as of keyimportance. An ageing population is leadingto increasingly intrusive eldercare caringfor elderly dependants burdens upon womenemployees and managers which make it hardfor them to enter the workforce. The extentof the ageing problem in the population isexamined. The effects of eldercare burdensupon individuals and organisations arediscussed and corporate responses to theproblem in the US are described as possibleways ahead in the treatment of eldercare aspart of an employee benefits programme. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Women In Management Review Emerald Publishing

ELDERCARE A GROWING ISSUE FOR EMPLOYEE AND EMPLOYER

Women In Management Review, Volume 5 (4) – Apr 1, 1990

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Emerald Publishing
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Copyright © Emerald Group Publishing Limited
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0964-9425
DOI
10.1108/EUM0000000001793
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Abstract

In order to encourage women to work andreduce the effects of the skills shortage ofthe mid1990s, flexible working patterns andchild care are often seen as of keyimportance. An ageing population is leadingto increasingly intrusive eldercare caringfor elderly dependants burdens upon womenemployees and managers which make it hardfor them to enter the workforce. The extentof the ageing problem in the population isexamined. The effects of eldercare burdensupon individuals and organisations arediscussed and corporate responses to theproblem in the US are described as possibleways ahead in the treatment of eldercare aspart of an employee benefits programme.

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Women In Management ReviewEmerald Publishing

Published: Apr 1, 1990

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