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How to phase into retirement | USA Today

6 September 2014—Sloan Center's study was mentioned in USA Today

"Although employers recognize the need to mitigate potential knowledge loss as older workers retire, relatively few employers report that they are considering phased retirement programs for the future," according to report just published by the Sloan Center on Aging & Work at Boston College. "Perceived barriers include legal and regulatory concerns, and rules related to modifying the distribution of pension benefits."

But what is well known is that some industries fear the brain drain and the loss of institutional knowledge that might occur if they don't offer phased retirement to their older workers.…

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