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Older workers face fewer job prospects, higher COVID risk

Clip: 12/22/2020 | 6m 29s | Video has closed captioning.

Millions of Americans have been crushed by the pandemic but older workers have faced both an economy with high levels of unemployment and a virus that puts them more at risk than younger people. And once they do lose a job it can be harder to find new ones, with many older workers simply giving up the search. Paul Solman reports as part of our series, "Unfinished Business."

Aired: 12/22/20

Rating: NR

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