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Omicron worries could keep some workers out of labor force
There are signs that health concerns, particularly for older Americans, are decreasing interest in being employed or “unretiring.”
Forced retirements will lead to prolonged inequality, report says
Black workers and those without college degrees were forced out of jobs at the highest rates during the pandemic.
How does age discrimination affect the economy?
Bias against older workers may lead to hundreds of billions of dollars in lost wages and GDP.
Older workers worry about the prospect of finding a new job
Age discrimination is illegal, but experts say it’s still rampant.
More older folks are working, but maybe not their preferred job
The unemployment rate continues to hover around historic lows — 3.9 percent as of last month. The tight labor market has been good news for groups that often have a harder time finding jobs, like people 55 and older. Unemployment for them is even lower at 3.1 percent. The number of older Americans in the […]
Older workers struggle for cred in new economy
Workers over 55 are less likely to be laid off but more likely to stay unemployed.
Companies start to woo older workers with perks
Companies who rely on older employees are offering special incentives, from training in new job skills to babysitting services for grandkids.
Finding new work difficult for older workers
Finding a new job in this economy is hard for everyone, particularly for those above 55. It takes more effort, sacrifice and a little bit of creativity.
Bad news for older workers
The Government Accountability Office says the number of long-term unemployed 55 and older has more than doubled since the recession began back in 2007. That's bad news for the economy and children of retirees.
Social Security and the job outlook
Social Security claims came down last year, an intriguing sign that older workers are feeling better about their job prospects.