A report from the United States suggests that older workers (retirees) are making a comeback. Larger companies are beginning to look for experienced workers who want to return to work. Valuable experience and skills are available for less salary than current job holders.
Opinion is divided. Companies should be looking for character and training skills, which is where older workers might win out. But older workers are still seen as a threat due to years of experience, offering honest advice that nobody wants to hear.
In Australia, there is a Human Rights and Age Discrimination Commissioner, Dr Kay Petersen. What is she achieving to help older people to be employed? Check out this link to see https://www.humanrights.gov.au/our-work/age-discrimination