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Baby boomers need job help

RE “REPORTS suggest recession hit baby boomers the hardest” (Page A14, Feb. 3):

We cannot afford to ignore the plight of unemployed baby boomers. Many managers simply will not hire older workers, but the implication in the story that there is nothing we can do about that is shortsighted. I have spoken with many CEOs who believe that older workers make excellent employees, bring a wealth of experience, and serve as mentors to younger workers.

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