Right now the 3.2 percent unemployment rate for older workers may look pretty good—on thesurface, that is.

But the July report from The New School’s Retirement EquityLab reminds us that, despite those apparently rosy statistics forover-55 workers, employment statistics alone don’t tell the wholestory—such as how good those jobs are, for instance.

And the news isn’t great, since 24 percent of those older workers do not have access to healthinsurance on the job—whether their own or their spouse’s.

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