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.