Hiring seniors is a good deal for fast-food chains. They get years of experience for the same wages

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Free to work: a 2 per cent unemployment rate in the Elkhart, Indiana area means many firms that have never before hired inmate workers have started to do so.

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Room service: the A.L.O. by Savioke delivers fresh towels to a hotel guests’ room. Photograph:  Jason Henry/The New York Times

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