Age discrimination is pervasive, tough to prove-- and even tougher to litigate

McCann, Laurie
March 2012
Aging Today;Mar/Apr2012, Vol. 33 Issue 2, p9
The article discusses the discrimination of the older people in employment including hiring, firing, layoffs, promotions, compensation and other conditions of employment in the U.S. Information on the U.S. Federal Age Discrimination in Employment Act of l967 (ADEA) is presented. It is suggested to do everything to try to prevent age discrimination from happening and one should become familiar with the protections and procedural requirements of the ADEA and the U.S. state age discrimination law.


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