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    • Retirement on the Line: Age, Work, and Value in an American Factory

    • By: Caitrin Lynch
    • Narrated by: Beth Richmond
    • Length: 9 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In an era when people live longer and want (or need) to work past the traditional retirement age, the Vita Needle Company of Needham, Massachusetts, provides inspiration and important lessons about the value of older workers. Vita Needle is a family-owned factory that was founded in 1932 and makes needles, stainless steel tubing and pipes, and custom fabricated parts. As part of its unusual business model, the company seeks out older workers; the median age of the employees is seventy-four.

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