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Fact of the Week: 11 February 2013


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Older Adults Comprise One Fifth
of the Labor Force

In 2011, adults age 55+ comprised 20.1% of the labor force, compared to 14.3% in 1979, according to a 2012 analysis of Current Population Survey data.

Economic Policy Institute. (2012). State of working America, 12th edition. Retrieved October 15, 2012, from stateofworkingamerica.org.

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