Age discrimination

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Unformatted text preview: 5/25/2011 Age Discrimination in Emptoyment Act, 1967 Group One Age Discrimination in Employment Act I Prohibits the discrimination against workers over the age of 4D and restricts mandatory retirement in "this law details inequity within any aspect of employment such as hiring, promotions, lay offs, firing, pay, benefits. etc. I Only applies for businesses with more than 20 employees ‘ Age Discrimination in Employment Act, Cont. n litegality of harassment within the workplace due to a person's age; this can include offensive remarks about one’s age that may cause a hostile work environment. I Any company policy that is applicabte to all its employees, regardless of age, may also be deemed illegal if it discriminates against those over the age of 4G. in No advertising or communication of age requirements of certain jobs - Exceptions: Miiitary, police force, etc. I Has any of your family members or friends experienced age discrimination within their workplace or during an application process? Pros I People can retain their job positions after a certain age I Equality and diversity within the workpiece I AiEows for more experienced workers in skill trades, (40yr old carpenter vs apprentice) I Non-hostile work environment in theory I How do you think this law effects the Baby Boomers in the job market? 51251201 1 5/25/2011 Cons I Pushed back age of retirement I: Hinders the hiring of entry level, lower-paid positions I Buy out programs can be expensive I Reduced benefits I P'otentiai to see a decrease in productivity EeveEs - Glass Ceiling Future Forecasts a Amendmentslchanges to Saw 1 see this law being effective in the workplace in 2030 when 20% of the population will be over the age of 70? u If you were a manager, would you encourage early retirement or reduce benefit packages across the board to cut costs? ...
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