U.S. Jobs Gap Between Young And Old Is Widest Ever

young old worker attitude gap
young old worker attitude gap

By Hope Yen


WASHINGTON (AP) -- Squeezed by a tight job market, young Americans are especially struggling. They have suffered bigger income losses than other age groups and are less likely to be employed than at any time since World War II.

An analysis by the Pew Research Center, released Thursday, details the impact of the recent recession on the attitudes of a generation of mostly 20- and 30-somethings.