Christina’s post the other day about our 101-year old still-practicing-law colleague Murray Shusterman entitled “Are There Some Professions Where Being An Older Employee Is More Acceptable?” saluted Murray, and asked: “what is the key to establishing an age-blind culture where age is not a factor, young or old, as long as an employee is performing has reported an interesting survey made by a UK employment law firm which analyzed the size of companies and the number of employees reporting discrimination issues.

It seems that their survey turned up the fact that  “10% of workers in companies with 50 staff or more face barriers due to their gender, compared to

We know that the population is aging.  This is reflected in the workforce, and in the increasing  number of charges are age bias.

In discussing “The Normal Heart,” HBO’s adaptation of Larry Kramer’s 1985 play about the early days of the AIDS crisis in New York,  Gina Bellafante in the New York Times says that

We came across a Q and A columnist for the, published online by the Worchester [Mass.] Telegram & Gazette,  who wrote about a job seeking reader who noted a job ad which said “’We seek enthusiastic employees for a young, dynamic company,” and who asked:  ” I now suspect that’s code for no oldies

22113091_sA man in Florida is learning the hard way that this old adage is true. 

Patrick Snay, the ex-headmaster of Gulliver Schools Inc. settled an age discrimination and retaliation suit he brought when his contract was not renewed.  The settlement agreement contained a rather standard confidentiality agreement that prohibited the disclosure of the existence or