As pandemic roils economy, more US workers call it a day

Prior to the coronavirus pandemic, Antonio Fernandez, 64, had envisioned staying in his job at Chevron in Houston for perhaps another five years.

"I probably think I had five more years to work, at least," Fernandez said of his role with the oil giant. "I wasn't looking forward to being retired."

But as with so many other things, the pandemic is remaking the playbook for when to retire in the United States.

Retiring older had been a clear trend in the pre-pandemic era of...