The age trap
- Court carves out another age-bias class: Employees age 50 and older. // HR Specialist: Pennsylvania Employment Law;Jun2012, Vol. 7 Issue 6, p3
The article offers the author's insight on the court case Karlo, et al., v. Pittsburgh Glass Works dealing with reduction in force (RIF) process that could result to age discrimination among employees.
- Mandate: Old dogs, new tricks. Allerton, Haidee E. // Training & Development;Jun98, Vol. 52 Issue 6, p8
Cites a ruling by the Superior Court in Sacramento, California that firing an older worker does not prove discrimination. Basis for termination of the plaintiff.
- DOWN AND OUT. Paris, Ellen // Entrepreneur;Sep2000, Vol. 28 Issue 9, p54
Focuses on age-discrimination issues governing the laying off of employees in the United States. Stance of the court regarding age-discrimination claims; Definition of the term `bumping right'; Advice on employers on how to stay out of court.
- LEGAL CHECKLIST. // People Management;6/3/2010, p29
The article reports on the case concerning the termination of the services of assistant football referees after reaching the age of 48 in Great Britain, wherein a court tribunal ruled that the employer's action was discriminatory.
- COURTS EYE AGE BIAS. Seminerio, Maria // eWeek;06/05/2000, Vol. 17 Issue 23, p67
Focuses on two lawsuits pending in the United States Supreme Court and the California Supreme Court that could clarify what constitutes proof of age discrimination in wrongful termination disputes. Details of each case; Significance of the California case for older workers in all fields;...
- Recruitment firms dismiss bias claim. // Travel Trade Gazette UK & Ireland;9/1/2003, Issue 2579, p8
Reports that recruitment firms had dismissed accusations of age bias against the company. Clarification on the accusations by recruitment firm AA Appointments' managing director John Tolmie; Need for employment of mature people by recruitment firms.
- 'Age blinds people to skills and experience'. // Travel Trade Gazette UK & Ireland;9/1/2003, Issue 2579, p8
Reports that recruitment firms are feeling guilty as employers of age discrimination. Inclination of recruitment firms to employ young people who are less matured in experience than aged people; Ignorance of recruitment companies by potential employers.
- LEGAL CHECKLIST. // People Management;10/2/2008, Vol. 14 Issue 20, p41
The article offers information on the case Rainbow v Milton Keynes Council. Rainbow, named to the teacher with 34 years of experience in the case, applied for a job but was not hired and claimed indirect age discrimination. The tribunal held that the employer had focused on hiring a teacher with...
- A code to combat workforce age limits. // Accountancy;Jan1999, Vol. 123 Issue 1265, p93
This article provides information on a voluntary code of practice introduced by the British government in 1999 which is aimed at tackling unfair age discrimination in employment. Workers who suffer age discrimination may be able to complain to an employment tribunal. The draft code covers...