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Older Job Seekers Fight Ageism As A Barrier To Re-employment Age Discrimination - Workplace Fairness Does age really matter as long the person has the know-how, knowledge, and  ability to do the job: Elderly and youthful employees sometimes experience age discrimination in the  workplace. Ageism is stereotyping and discriminating against individuals or  groups by their age. Employers are not allowed to hire, fire promotes, or decide  on employees compensation based on their age. Age Discrimination:  Age discrimination involves treating an applicant or employee less  favorably because of his or her age. The Age Discriminating in Employment Act  (ADEA). Forbids age discrimination against people who are age 40or older. It  does not protect workers under the age of 40, although some states have laws  that protect younger workers from age discrimination. It is not illegal for 
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