Wage Gains Prove Elusive as U.S. Elderly Drive Competition

Wage Gains Prove Elusive as U.S. Elderly Drive Competition

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A job seeker reads over recruitment handouts during the Minneapolis Career Fair in Bloomington, Minnesota. Many seniors take part-time, temporary and lower-paying positions to remain in the workforce. Since 2010, those age 55 and older are outpacing prime-age workers in holding multiple jobs, a Bloomberg review of Labor Department data shows.