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IN THE NEWS: David Foot on what companies should do about boomers still on the job

by Jessica Lewis — Friday, Jul 18, 2014


University of Toronto economist David Foot spoke to the Globe & Mail about how companies can deal with the demographic challenges faced by Canadian businesses.

"I think we need to create jobs for our young people," he said. "I think encouraging people to actually step aside, work half-time for half salary, and use half of the senior person’s salary to create a full-time job for the younger person, would not increase the wage bill and give both groups an opportunity in the work force."

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