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Companies taking steps to keep older workers safe on the job

When managers at Bon Secours Virginia Health System started analyzing worker's compensation cases, they noticed a bad combination: Lifting heavy and sicker patients was taking a toll on older nurses. ...

Experts: Uphill fight against age-related job discrimination

WASHINGTON (AP) — Aging experts and advocates are telling a government commission that age-related discrimination in the workplace still exists 50 years after the enactment of legislation designed to ...

A third of older Latinos have tapped into retirement savings

CHICAGO (AP) — Suddenly jobless and with small children to support, Jose Victor Camargo without hesitation cashed out a retirement account he had with his former employer. That was m...

Poll says blacks less likely to have enough for retirement

CHICAGO (AP) — Older white Americans are nearly twice as likely as African-Americans to say they've saved enough for retirement, a new poll found. The Associated Press-NORC Center fo...

Poll: Ex-cons more anxious than most about retirement funds

CHICAGO (AP) — While many Americans his age are planning for retirement, Joseph Rodriguez is looking for his first permanent job. Rodriguez, a 51-year-old Chicago resident, spent 35 ...

Poll: Time spent in prison increases fears about retirement

CHICAGO (AP) — A new poll shows that older Americans who have spent time in jail or prison have fewer sources of income and feel more anxious about retirement than those without a criminal record. ...

States pursuing plans to help workers save for retirement

CHICAGO (AP) — States are moving forward with new initiatives to help workers save for retirement, even as the Republican-led Congress tries to block rules making it easier for them to do so. ...