Halftime Worker Protection & Jobs Act

A win-win for upward mobility & seniors

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primary topic: Jobs
secondary topics: Senior Citizens

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This is based on a suggestion by Sir Richard Branson.

Many seniors who were rightfully spooked by the great recession are reluctantly holding onto their good paying jobs as a hedge against another economic downturn. Given a normal economy many of these seniors would like to retire.

This has caused a bottleneck of employees looking for promotions and more hours, and a lack of entry level jobs for those unemployed or underemployed.

If seniors could go halftime at their jobs, without fear of being fired or discriminated against for doing so, a great many would be delighted to "semi-retire." They could help train their new co-workers, stay involved, productively active, and enjoy more time to pursue other interests.

And there would appear to be no expense to the taxpayer for this innovative job creating legislation.





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