Share" - Only 13 percent of American workers were 55 and older in 2000.
- By 2006, that figure will increase to 15 percent, and by 2015 one in five
(20 percent) of all U.S. workers will be 55 or older.
- At the same time, the U.S. is expected to experience a significant drop in the
percentage of younger workers age 25 to 44, making it increasingly important
for employers to find ways to recruit and retain older workers."