Expert Says Employers Must Adapt To Older Workforce

2/1/18 – 12:21 P.M.

America’s workforce is growing older. Tom Dixon of Eastman & Smith says while that may be true, it’s important to drop preconceived notions about older workers in your place of business

Audio:Tom Dixon

Dixon says when employers play into those stereotypes they can leave themselves open to age discrimination lawsuits.

Dixon says businesses have to adapt to seniors in the office

Audio:Tom Dixon

Dixon says sometimes businesses make the mistake of stereotyping what older workers can and can’t do.

Dixon adds it’s important for business owners to work with supervisors to make sure they aren’t accidentally discriminating against older employees.

Dixon spoke to the Findlay Hancock County Alliance Safety Council Thursday.