When it's incompetent not to discriminate
- Looking beyond nose rings and purple hair. Briere, Daniel; Heckart, Christine // Network World;09/13/99, Vol. 16 Issue 37, p46
Lists the top five reasons most companies do not hire 40-plus workers. Unwillingness of older workers to change their ways; High salaries; Refusal of older workers to work 14-hour days.
- Age code needs legal backing. Lamb, Jon // People Management;3/16/2000, Vol. 6 Issue 6, p10
Reports that the Employers' Forum on Age (EFA) has called on business organizations in Great Britain to develop policies that prevent age discrimination. Status of the number of economically inactive over-50s; Views of EFA members on the proposal; Principles of the age diversity strategy from...
- Rules for Keeping Records. Burns, John E. // Industrial Management;Oct70, Vol. 12 Issue 10, p15
Presents updates on labor and industrial relations in the U.S. as of October 1970. Modifications made on the regulations issued by the Wage-Hour Division under the Age Discrimination Act as of January 3, 1970; Analysis of an arbitrator's decision in re-hiring employees; Statistics on labor in...
- Golden Years Can Be a Gold Mine. Market, Melissa // Across the Board;Apr99, Vol. 36 Issue 4, p63
Recommends ways on how to avoid age discrimination in hiring employees. Importance of honesty; Facts to bring up during a job interview.
- Outlawing ageism. Exten-Wright, Jonathan // Cabinet Maker;7/15/2005, Issue 5447, p15
Reports on the possible adoption of a legislation outlawing age discrimination in Great Britain. Definition of the various types of discrimination occurring in the workplace; Changes in the rules for retirement; Decisions about recruitment and employee selection.
- A Field Study of Race and Age Similarity Effects on Interview Ratings in Conventional and Situational Interviews. Lin, Thung-Rung; Dobbins, Gregory H.; Farh, Jiing-Lih // Journal of Applied Psychology;Jun92, Vol. 77 Issue 3, p363
We examined the effects of interviewer and interviewee race and age similarity on interview outcomes wider two different interview formats: a conventional structured panel interview and a situational panel interview. A total of 2,805 applicants were interviewed. The panels consisted of same-,...
- Is there any substitute for experience? Mansfield, Gavin // Personnel Today;4/1/2008, p9
The article presents the author's suggestions related to age regulations and discrimination of young employees. It is suggested that employers should avoid stereotypical assumptions as to the impact of age and experience on ability. Age discrimination laws protect both the young and old from...
- Discrimination legislation comes of age. Manson, Emily // Caterer & Hotelkeeper;9/28/2006, Vol. 196 Issue 4444, p22
The article focuses on a new age discrimination legislation to be implemented in Great Britain on October 1, 2006 which would make it illegal for employers to pass over employees for promotion or deny them access to a pension scheme solely because an employee is too young. However, some...
- Have a rantâ€¦ Ageism in IT. // Personnel Today;6/6/2006, p15
The article discusses the experience of a reader regarding the selection process in the information technology industry of Great Britain. In particular, she narrates the norm of industry recruiters regarding the age of the candidate appearing for an interview. She has undergone an agony and...