The American workforce is getting older. The post World War II baby boomers are now 46 to 64 years old. In 1992 the percentage of the workforce 55 years old and older was 11.8%. In 2012 it is projected that 19.1% of the workforce will be 55 years old and older and will be more than 31 million workers.
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