Employers shun older applicants
People waiting in a line at the Kyiv City Employment Center. The country has an estimated 1.7 million unemployed, but only about 500,000 of them are officially registered as unemployed. Nov. 23, 2011, Kyiv.
Besides all the usual problems associated with aging, many Ukrainians are finding there’s one more: joblessness.
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