PBS NewsHour

How pandemic unemployment could end older workers' careers

Clip: 11/19/2020 | 8m 6s | Video has closed captioning.

The worsening pandemic continues to mean millions of Americans out of work. For older employees in particular, this kind of long-term unemployment can represent the end of a career -- especially when they may be facing age discrimination and bias. Economics correspondent Paul Solman looks at the problem as part of his series Unfinished Business.

Aired: 11/19/20

Rating: NR

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