Dunkelberg: Older workers "cheaper than teeny-boppers"

04/1/2009 | Google

Experts say a new trend in the work force shows that struggling older workers are competing with teens for low-paying, part-time jobs in order to make ends meet. These workers can be a boon to the work force, experts say. "Experienced workers produce more per hour with less supervision than youngins'," says NFIB chief economist William Dunkelberg. "The elderly may, in fact, be cheaper than teeny-boppers."

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