TITLE

AN EMPIRICAL ASSESSMENT OF THE AGE DISCRIMINATION IN EMPLOYMENT ACT

AUTHOR(S)
Schuster, Michael; Miller, Christopher S.
PUB. DATE
October 1984
SOURCE
Industrial & Labor Relations Review;Oct84, Vol. 38 Issue 1, p64
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This paper presents the results of a content analysis of 153 federal court cases in which complainants charged a violation of the Age Discrimination in Employment Act. The results show that 57 percent of the cases were brought on behalf of white men in professional and managerial occupations; employers won nearly two of every three cases; women were more successful plaintiffs than men; more cases originated in the South than in any other region; and government-initiated cases succeeded more often than those initiated by individual plaintiffs.
ACCESSION #
4462469

 

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