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People can find work after 50

 

Last updated 4/7/2018 at 3:45pm



FALLBROOK - Unemployment isn’t easy for anyone, regardless of their age. But unemployed men and women over 50 may find it especially difficult to find work.

Whether it’s a byproduct of age-related discrimination or any of a host of additional variables, jobless older workers often struggle to find work. In a 2016 analysis of government figures, the Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis at the New School estimated that the jobless rate for workers 55 and older in August 2016, six years after the Great Recession, was nearly 9 percent. At the time, the national jobless rate hovered...



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