ageism

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Synonyms for ageism

discrimination against middle-aged and elderly people

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Such alleged conduct violates the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 (ADEA), which makes it illegal to discriminate against individuals 40 or older based on age.
It is interesting to look at the history of legal protection for age discrimination.
But age discrimination in hiring has the potential to thwart all these reforms.
Since the 2006 law that prohibited age discrimination in employment in Britain, not much has changed, says Blackham, and asks whether the legislation is helping older people find and keep work and if not, why not and what might improve the situation.
Conceptualizing Age Discrimination in Contexts of Forced Migration
Unfortunately, both the membership of The Florida Bar and the Career Center are allowing massive practice of age discrimination on a daily basis.
Older people are deserving of the highest level of care and treatment, but the failure to introduce age discrimination legislation raises the question as to how important the rights of older people really are to the Executive.
Harvey Levin was fired from his job as a lawyer in the Illinois attorney general's office in 2006, when he was in his 60s, and sued the office for sex and age discrimination.
Mr Paul Tomlinson, of Kings Norton, who specialises in French and Spanish, also made a compensation claim for sex discrimination at Birmingham Employment Tribunal against one of the schools, Priory School of Edgbaston, as well as age discrimination.
WALES' older people's champion yesterday criticised delays in bringing in new laws to combat age discrimination.
A former Indianapolis Star columnist has sued the newspaper on the basis of age discrimination.
In general, claims of discrimination against older employees allege either disparate treatment or disparate impact under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 2005.
FORMERCountryfile presenter Miriam O'Reilly, who lost her job when the show was moved to a prime-time slot, has won her employment tribunal against the BBC on the grounds rof age discrimination.
where the supermarkets' age discrimination ratings were worst.
EMPLOYERS practising age discrimination could be missing out on adding huge value to their business by failing to hire experienced staff, according to recruitment services and training providers.