In the Know: The Aging Workforce: The Role of Medical Professionals in Helping Older Workers and Workers with Disabilities to Stay at Work or Return to Work and Remain Employed
This issue brief, from the Department of Labor's Office of Disability Employment Policy and written by the former NTAR Leadership Center, summarizes the "The Aging Workforce: The Role of Medical Professionals in Helping Older Workers and Workers with Disabilities to Stay at Work or Return to Work and Remain Employed" roundtable held on September 19, 2012, in Washington, DC. With support from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy, the John J. Heldrich Center for Workforce Development at Rutgers University convened a one-day, invitation-only roundtable and involved a select group of high-level international, federal, and state policymakers; medical professionals; researchers; and advocates with expertise in aging and disability, employment, vocational rehabilitation, and social security policy.
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