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Employers Don't Want to Hire Workers Over 60

Share Your Story: Share Your Unemployment Story

By unemployed in Texas

The job I lost

I'm a 61 years old Vietnam Vet. and lost my good paying high tech job to H1B1 Visa candidate. I wonder how many high paid tech jobs are being absorbed by H1B1 immigrants. Not old enough to get social security and too old to be hired for good paying job.

What it's like being unemployed

It sucks. Especially at my age (61) employers don't want to hire people full time over 60.

Thousands of tech jobs sent overseas to India and Pakistan for tech call centers. These jobs need to be here. Fine companies for sending tech jobs oversees.

Not old enough to get social security and too old to be hired for good paying job.

Congress not interested, all they want is to collect their big checks and kickbacks and screw the voters whenever possible.

Especially disappointed in GOP blockage of aid to unemployed. Typical...all they want is to support the big businesses that support their campaigns.

Advice

  • Contact your congressmen to eliminate H1B1 Visa program. Force companies to train americans for these jobs.

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