America’s New Workforce Trend: Refusing to Retire

September 26, 2018

Medicare, Social Security

The White House is focusing on tapping the senior labor force, through an initiative called National Employ Older Workers Week, at a time when elderly workers are increasingly reluctant to retire.

The number of Americans above traditional retirement age (65) remaining in the labor force, either part-time or full-time, climbed to nearly 19 percent in 2016, up from 12.8 percent in 2000, according to data from the Pew Research Center. Less than half of those employees reported that they were working part-time, as the percentage working full-time rises. Read More.

Original Article on Fox Business written by Brittany De Lea