To The Editor:
The AP has reported that a highly influential business round table, including America’s top CEOs, has decided that people who physically labor in hazardous and repetitiously strenuous jobs should work until they’re 70. These college-educated, white-collar workers don’t have the slightest clue as to what it’s like for a 50-year-old mechanic, construction or service worker who’s just been told by someone without blisters or even dirt under their fingernails that they need to hang on a couple more years or most likely struggle with low-paying, part-time work while waiting for the extra years that are mainly available for wealthier white collars who will live longer because of privilege.
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