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In this morning’s news (for the late 2pm riser)

Marketwatch: Mature employees wanted

With brands like Shout, Windex and Scrubbing Bubbles under its name, SC Johnson certainly should be one of the cleanest companies to work for. But on Tuesday, AARP acknowledged the company for a different reason: its policies and practices that make it the best workplace for those over the age of 50.

AFP: Keep older workers or face skills gap: study

Industrialized nations must convince older workers to stay on the job beyond retirement age or face a skills shortage and higher labour costs, a study released Tuesday warned.

Associated Press: Bush Admin. Urges Social Security Fix

Paulson, Bush’s point person on Social Security reform, said he has had a number of discussions with members of Congress from both parties over the issue of fixing the problems in Social Security with the looming retirement of 78 million baby boomers.

Washington Post: GOP Senator Says Bush Should Put Health Bill Before Policy Goal

A senior Senate Republican accused President Bush yesterday of holding a bipartisan expansion of the popular State Children’s Health Insurance Program hostage to his broader policy goals of using tax deductions to help people afford private health insurance coverage.