Discriminate Against the Old? Even the Old Do It

A recent New York Times article investigates how older Americans are discriminated against in the work place. Fewer than a fifth of Americans over the age of 65 remain in the paid work force. If a man or woman over 55 is unemployed, it takes that person several months longer than someone younger to find a job. Such people are also disproportionately represented among the long-term jobless.

In the article, Victor Buzachero, corporate senior vice president for innovation, human resources and performance management, discusses some of the programs Scripps has implemented to protect its workers.

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