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4 in 10 employers offer flexible schedules to help workers transition into retirement

When asked about work-related programs to help employees transition into retirement, 39% of employers report that they offer flexible schedules. "Fewer enable their employees to shift from full-time to part-time (31%) or take on positions that are less stressful or demanding (24%)," according to a 2017 analysis of 1800 employers' responses to the Transamerica Retirement Survey. (p. 28)
       
 
 
         
Collinson, C. (2017). All about retirement: An employer survey. Los Angeles: Transamerica Center for Retirement Studies. Retrieved from this source.
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