'Lost generation of unemployed': Covid hits careers of over-50s


People over 50 who lose their jobs more likely to suffer long-term joblessness than other age groups

Lisa Griffiths, a 61-year-old special needs nanny, has spent her career easily moving from one contract to the next. So when her last, five-year contract ended recently, she was shocked to find new employment opportunities far more limited than she had expected.

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Then, while she was considering her options, the pandemic hit and work dried up altogether.

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