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ageism

any process or expression of ideas in which stereotyping of and/or DISCRIMINATION against people occurs by virtue of age. Ageism applies especially to such actions directed against older people, but the term may also be employed to refer to unreasonable stereotyping or discrimination against anyone where this occurs simply by virtue of age.
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director of the EEOC's Philadelphia District Office, added, "As we mark the 50th anniversary of the ADEA this year, this case illustrates that age discrimination remains a serious problem in the workplace.
So, youth are still unprotected from age discrimination in all areas under the AHRA.
To learn how pervasive this age discrimination is, Neumark, Burn, and Button conducted a "correspondence study"--a study in which they created job applicant profiles that they sent in response to advertisements for positions.
By highlighting age discrimination, we are interested in politicizing age and recognizing it as an equity issue.
The only answer is simply that they think that the laws against age discrimination are not applicable to hiring attorneys.
Other appellate courts that have considered this issue found that state employees have to bring age discrimination cases under the federal Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA).
The other schools Mr Tomlinson accused of age discrimination were: Queensbridge, Turves Green Boys, Bishop Challoner Catholic, King Edward V1 Five Ways, Kings Norton High, King Edward's and Arden School.
Older people in Wales regularly tell me that they experience age discrimination in many aspects of their lives.
Guyett has claimed that she was laid off from the paper in December 2008 because of age discrimination.
The increasing age of the workforce, the presence of age bias in society generally, together with the fact that the consequences of unemployment fall more harshly on older people, make the topic of age discrimination in employment a significant one--legally, ethically, and practically.
The award-winning journalist, 53, is "delighted" after winning a claim of age discrimination against the broadcaster, her solicitors Leigh, Day & Co said.
Overall, the age discrimination ratings of supermarkets weren't as bad as the age discrimination ratings of TV, advertising, or health insurance, but they were significantly worse than the age discrimination ratings of dollar stores and restaurants.