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Older Workers Possibly Bearing the Brunt of Future Layoffs

Jan 31, 2019

Presently, the U.S. labor market is very strong.  Unemployment is low and there are nearly seven million available, unfilled jobs in America.  But at some point, the economy will find its way into another recession, layoffs will rise, and unemployment will head higher. As indicated by Forbes, recent survey data indicate that older workers may bear a disproportionate share of those layoffs when they arrive.  Anirban tells us more.