ProPublica Article Documents Employment Challenges Faced by Older Americans

A recent article by Peter Gosselin does an excellent job documenting the employment challenges faced by Americans aged 50 and over. Gosselin cites new data analysis by ProPublica and the Urban Institute that shows more than half of older U.S. workers are pushed out of longtime jobs before they choose to retire, often suffering damaging financial loss and significant difficulty in finding new employment. Those who do find employment are often underpaid and underemployed for their skills and experience. Read the full article here.

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