Work is the refuge of people who have nothing better to do. : Oscar Wilde

Monday, November 15, 2010

StatsCan: Survey of Older Workers, 1st Results

Statistics Canada has published the First Results from the Survey of Older Workers, 2008.

"The Survey of Older Workers (SOW) is a new survey that was conducted in October and November of 2008. The survey was conducted on behalf of Human Resources and Skills Development Canada with the objective to develop a statistical database providing estimates surrounding the issues of work and retirement as perceived by older workers in the 10 provinces."

"The report looks at labour force attachment and detachment (both voluntary and involuntary), as they pertain to Canadian workers aged 50 to 75."