MPs have suggested that social care could be funded by applying a new tax to the over 40s, but there has been a suggestion that it might worsen employment opportunities for older workers.
To mark the 50th anniversary of the US Age Discrimination in Employment Act coming into force, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) released a report into age discrimination at work.
Labour market experts have called for enhanced protection against age at work ahead of the Taipei Ministry of Labor’s introduction of a draft act for the employment of middle-aged and elderly workers, set to be released before the end of this month.
Former materials buyer Codie Rael was been awarded $31 million - $3m compensatory damages and $28m punitive damages – after being forced out in 2014.
The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) in the Philippines has urged workers to report those companies that violate age discrimination laws.
A new study has suggested that there is a direct connection between how well we age and how we view old age. Those with a positive attitude toward old age are likely to live longer — up to eight years — than their more pessimistic counterparts. But how, as older people, we are treated by others also has a big impact.
According to a study by the Royal Society for Public Health, ageism is the most common form of discrimination both in the UK and Europe. Sexism and racism are widely recognised and tackled, but ageism often goes unchallenged.
According to reports, the Black Eyed Peas singer and star of The Voice UK has been hit with an age discrimination claim.
A campaign for a dedicated minister for older people received a boost today after national newspaper the Daily Express joined the movement and launched its own “crusade”.
The Gerontological Society of America has published a report, “Longevity Economics: Leveraging the Advantages of an Aging Society” highlighting America's changing age demographics and suggesting a number of policy priorities.
Two new measures that will directly affect older workers in Australia: an increase of the work pension bonus and the subsidisation of wages for older workers.
A survey by the Benevolent Society – Australia’s oldest charity at 205 years old – has produced some interesting results on understanding of what age discrimination, perception of older workers, and the extent of the harm caused by it.
A report from the Scottish Science Advisory Council (SSAC) shows the population is ageing at a faster rate in Scotland compared to the rest of the UK. Fertility, life expectancy at birth and net in-migration are all lower in Scotland.
Tomas Horgan and Claire Keegan – two members of the Irish National Teachers’ Organisation (INTO) – claim that they suffered indirect age discrimination by being put on lower salary scales than colleagues who started prior to 2011.
Although Valerie Cox’s full-time contract ended legitimately when she turned 65, her freelance contract contained no such retirement age.
The survey carried out by insurance company SunLife found that the workplace was where age discrimination is experienced most often.
The report “A silver lining for the UK economy?” claims that older workers are essential to the future of the UK economy.
The Government is to appeal against a decision that a transitional pension scheme applicable to judges was age discriminatory.
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.