Graying workforce makes it harder for the young to find jobs

Older Americans have been successful during the economic slump at getting and keeping jobs, a development that puts the spotlight on young people's plight in entering the workforce, according to The Wall Street Journal. Since the beginning of the recession, in November 2007, the U.S. has lost 7.4 million jobs. In the same period, 1.8 million net jobs have been created that have been filled by workers older than 55.

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