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Working Longer Still Not A Retirement Plan

Author Christian E. Weller explains the obstacles that older workers must overcome in order to avoid economic insecurity.

The latest employment data show that many older workers, who face pressures to work longer because they have little in savings, also encounter obstacles to working longer in the labor market. The overall labor market outlook for older workers is improving. But older workers in population groups that typically face greater insecurity in retirement, and thus may need to work longer, are also the ones that face greater obstacles to finding a job and working longer.

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Christian E. Weller

Senior Fellow