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Eliminating Age Bias in the Workplace

Individuals are living longer than previous generations, and, as a result, they’re delaying retirement and continuing to work to support themselves. This change in workforce demographics is leading to increased reported instances of age discrimination in the workplace. Age discrimination occurs when older applicants or employees are treated less favorably because of their age. This can include older workers being terminated or denied employment opportunities, such as job offers or promotions, due to their age.

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