Journal Article 50+ Hispanic Workers: A Growing Segment of the U.S. Workforce
Richard W. Johnson, Mauricio Soto
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As one of the fastest growing segments of the older population, Hispanics could become an important target for employers trying to attract and retain older workers. Older Hispanics participate in the labor force at relatively high rates and generally appear to be at least as healthy as non-Hispanic whites and healthier than blacks. Many, however, face substantial challenges in the workplace. They earn low wages and few benefits, and tend to work in physically demanding jobs that are often difficult to maintain into later life. Various policy reforms could boost older Hispanics' employment and earnings. Published by AARP (see link below.)
Research Areas Wealth and financial well-being Aging and retirement Race and equity
Tags Economic well-being Employment and income data Racial and ethnic disparities Pensions Retirement policy Racial inequities in employment Latinx communities
Policy Centers Income and Benefits Policy Center