Firms rally against age discrimination

Pickard, Jane
May 1996
People Management;5/16/1996, Vol. 2 Issue 10, p10
Reports about the launching of `Employers Forum' on Age magazine. Reactions of the corporate world on the launching; Ageist recruitment practices for 1995-1996 in Great Britain; Reasons why companies specify age limits when hiring employees; Suggestions presented to solve the ageist recruitment problem.


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