Social Studies

Social Studies (X) - Middle (X) - Unemployment (X) - Personal Finance (X) - U.S. History (X)

Tough Job Market Hurting Older Workers

Icon: 
Streaming icon

NewsHour Economics Correspondent Paul Solman looks at the challenges older workers face trying to secure a job, let alone retire, amid the downturn.

Job Seekers Face Long Searches in Tough Economy

Icon: 
Streaming icon

As part of his ongoing series on "Making Sense" of the economy, NewsHour Economics Correspondent Paul Solman visits a Manhattan job fair where many people have been out of work for as long as a year.