As well as giving us valuable knowledge of the position on the ground in these jurisdictions, we can learn from their experience as many of them have had anti-ageism laws for many years - the USA, for example, has had federal age laws since 1967.
Detailed summaries of age discrimination laws across the globe can be found by clicking on the links below for each of the jurisdictions listed.
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Robert Braden was 66 years old at the time of a layoff in 2012, ending a 29 year long career. Braden claimed the layoffs were intended to target older workers and "replace them with younger workers.”
Deborah Miller (60) was placed on a performance improvement plan whilst on medical leave and informed that "this will not end well", despite performing better than her younger (and mostly male) peers.
Mature-age workers still lack champions in the Australian workforce, although companies such as CommBank, Westpac and Bus Queensland are leading the way.
IMDB wants to have struck down a new California law that requires them to remove actors' ages from their site (upon request).
More than four-fifths, or 83 per cent, of the public are of the opinion that age discrimination is an obstacle for the career advancement opportunities of ageing employees in Finland, finds a survey.
Congressmen in the US want to reverse a Supreme Court decision that made it harder for people to claim age discrimination.
An anti-age discrimination law that will prohibit employers from imposing arbitrary age limitations will soon come into force.
A new US study from the National Economic Bureau of Research shows women facing persistent age discrimination as they get older.
One in five Canadians say they’ve been discriminated against at work because of their gender, according to a new survey conducted by international human resources consulting firm Randstad.
On Thursday, US senators will introduce the Protecting Older Workers Against Discrimination Act (POWADA), a bill aimed at reversing a 2009 Supreme Court decision.
Age discrimination does not get much media attention in Barbados. However, for a large segment of the Barbadian population, it is a reality being experienced for no other reason than the fact that they have reached a certain age.
Switzerland beat out Norway and Sweden for the first place spot this year in an annual ranking of the best countries in the world to be old.
Some 34 percent of Czechs have encountered age discrimination when looking for a job or right at work, daily Pravo writes Wednesday, quoting the figures from a poll conducted by the Profesia.cz portal.
In New Zealand, 65+ year olds are the people who today inject around $14 billion a year into the Kiwi economy and undertake unpaid and voluntary work worth $8.5 billion annually. So why are they not valued more?
The Workers’ Party (WP) campaign aims to improve retirement, as age discrimination in the workforce has become a problem.
It appears that ageism may be responsible for the rise in the number of redundancies and the difficulties faced by older Singaporeans trying to re-enter the workforce
Human Rights Commission report found ‘a third of people who had experienced age discrimination gave up looking for work as a result’
Judges in Hawaii must retire when they reach the age of 70. But that could change.
Professor Seppo Koskinen cautions that age discrimination may increase as the official retirement age in Finland is raised, not all of the statistics bear out a bias against older employees.
Campaigners are calling on Government to clarify when it will fulfil its promise to outlaw age discrimination in the workplace.
The Society of Professional Engineering Employees in Aerospace filed age discrimination complaints against the aerospace giant.
An organisation looking after the welfare of overseas Filipino workers calls on Congress to ban age discrimination in workplaces nationwide.
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton used remarks at a women's leadership conference in Boston to push to end age discrimination.
Bill going through Philippine House of Representatives will impose up to 1 years imprisonment for age discrimination.
In what an attorney says is the largest award of its kind in Los Angeles legal history, a 66-year-old man was awarded $26 million by a jury that found he was discriminated against and harassed based upon his age by his supervising managers at Staples.
Younger bosses who nag older workers to take redundancies, tell them they're too old to receive training or deny them promotion are forcing thousands into early retirement.
New data suggest ageism rife in Nethlerlands.
One out of eight people age 18 to 24 (13%) say they have experienced age discrimination.
What is it like as an older person in Malaysia?
According to Ældre Sagen, a senior citizens’ lobby group, more than a quarter of over 60 year old retirees do so unwillingly.