Leave a comment

eddie raub

“I haven’t received any offers for interviews and I’ve been doing this almost two years since I was laid off from my last job,” Eddie Rabb said.

Rabb said he goes to a Workforce Solutions office every day, getting online, looking for jobs and sending out his resume. But at the age of 59, Rabb says, it seems things are stacked against him.

VIDEO:

“I’m seeing more and more younger people get the chance to do a job. I’ve seen myself passed over,” he said.

According to the U.S. Labor Department, of the 14.9 million Americans unemployed, more than 2.2 million are 55 or older. The unemployment rate for that group is now 7.3 percent, which is a record and double what it was at the beginning of the recession

Read entire article at KHOU.com

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s