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November 2007, Vol. 130, No. 11
Labor force projections to 2016: more workers in their golden years
Economist, Office of Occupational Statistics and Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics.
As the U.S. population ages, the labor force will grow more slowly during the next decade; the older labor force is projected to grow more than 5 times faster than the overall labor force, which will become ever more racially and ethnically diverse.
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