• I'm a 56-year-old IT worker who got laid off last year and have been unemployed ever since. I have a hunch I'm not finding work due to ageism. How do I prove it?

    6 days ago - By Business Insider

    Research indicates that after the Great Recession, it took older workers who were displaced about twice as long to find a new job as younger workers. skynesher/Getty Images
    Workers ages 50 and over have a harder time finding work than younger workers, research shows.
    Meanwhile, surveys suggest that people in this group believe they face age bias in the workplace.
    Here, an expert shares how workers can prove they were discriminated against in hiring decisions.
    I'm a 56-year-old IT specialist with a solid track record and résumé, and I've been unemployed for over a year. I estimate I've...
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  • Here's why your Thanksgiving turkey probably cost a lot more than it did last year

    6 days ago - By Business Insider

    Turkey prices are much higher than last year, the American Farm Bureau Federation said. Nick David via Getty Images
    Turkey farmers in the US face higher costs for feed, electricity and fuel due to an inflation surge.
    Bob's Turkey Farm in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, told Insider that all its costs are up by 25%.
    Many Hands, a farm in Massachusetts, hasn't raised its prices as they "try to charge what's fair."
    US turkey farmers are grappling with higher costs for feed, electricity and fuel due to soaring inflation, forcing many to charge more for their turkeys this Thanksgiving.
    The cost of...
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