Someone failed to advise a NY legal staffing company about a little thing known as the ADEA – the Age Discrimination In Employment Act.

Apparently it “rejected a 70-year-old attorney when it discovered her age and told her it would never hire her after she questioned if the rejection was because of her age.”  This,

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

Hrmagazine.co.uk 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