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1 in 4 LGBT adults age 45+ say discrimination based on sexual orientation is a reason for difficulty in finding new job

Among employed and unemployed LGBT adults ages 45+, "nearly one-quarter (23%) identify discrimination based on sexual orientation as a major or minor reason for perceived difficulty finding a new job" if they were to lose their current job or are currently unemployed, according to an analysis of data from the 2017 AARP Multicultural Work and Jobs study. (p. 2)
       
 
 
         
Perron, R. (2017). LGBT fact sheet: The 2017 AARP multicultural work and jobs study. Washington DC: AARP. Retrieved from this source.
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