Society: Work: Workplace_Discrimination: Age_Discrimination
Age Discrimination in the Workplace
This web site is designed to help students, businesses and organizations learn about preventing age discrimination, successfully managing an age diverse workforce and increasing productivity by effectively utilizing older workers.
Allstate Agents Class
94 percent of the terminated employee agents were over age forty and 84 percent of the individuals hired to fill newly-created customer service positions were under age 40.
Campaign Against Age Discrimination in Employment (CAADE)
Formed by Philip and Bernice Walker in 1988 to fight for the rights of older workers. Site includes statistics, legislative information and other resources.
LIScareer.com - Combating Ageism: Lessons Learned by "Baby" Librarians
New librarian confronts being typecast based on how old she appears to be. Also shares stories of others and how they dealt with ageism.
The Older Worker...Valued Resource or Museum Piece?
A look at age discrimination in employment.
Working at 55+
A program to help the older worker acquire meaningful work in today's market without being exploited or demeaned.
IBM guilty of age discrimination
The company's US pension scheme unfairly favored younger employees, a judge finds in a ruling that could affect millions of workers. [BBC] (August 1, 2003)
NYTimes.com - Too Old to Work?
Long article summarizing a recent upswing in US age-discrimination lawsuits with a focus on a recent suit by former employees of Allstate. [Requires free NYTimes.com registration to view.] (March 2, 2003)
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