Jamaica Gleaner - - GROWTH & JOBS -

The young em­ployee looked his col­league squarely in the eye and asked: “Why don’t you go home so that young peo­ple can get the work?” His col­league falls in the over 50 age co­hort. The young em­ployee is not alone with his po­si­tion that per­sons over 50 and who re­main part of the work­force should go home and make way for young peo­ple try­ing to find jobs. It’s a dis­cus­sion that is heard in spir­ited tones at times. We tested the pulse of a broader seg­ment of the so­ci­ety. The views are on this page.


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