Type of Content: News

Subtype: Website Post

Resource Title: Opinion: Are Employers Using the Pandemic as Cover to Shed Older Workers?

Publication Title: Market Watch

Publish Date: October 23, 2020

A new report by the Retirement Equity Lab, part of the Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis at New York City-based The New School, says that unemployment rates for workers 55 and older has topped those of mid-career workers for the entire length of the pandemic. It’s the first time since 1973 that such a gap has existed for six months or longer.

Opinion: Are Employers Using the Pandemic as Cover to Shed Older Workers?