Philadelphia Woman, 73, Says Age Has Kept Her Unemployed for Two Years

Sheila Whitelaw of Philadelphia is a college graduate and has managed three different non-profits as executive director. Whitelaw said one particular trait may have caused difficulty in her two-year job search: her age. Whitelaw, 73, said she never had difficulty working or finding a job until she was laid off from a clothing business when she was 71 and had to look for work. The U.S. Government Accountability Office estimates that about 4.2 million older workers were unemployed or...Full Story
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