code words for age discrimination

Yes, according to a fired 73 year old Channel Islands TV “racing pundit” who took his case to the Central London Employment Tribunal.

As reported by the HeraldScotland, “The pundit, famed for his deerstalker, tic-tac gestures and gold jewellery, took his former employer and TV production company IMG Media Limited to the tribunal, alleging

Deborah Jacobs has written an interesting piece in Forbes entitled  “11 Sneaky Ways Companies Get Rid Of Older Workers.”

She notes that “Companies looking to ditch older employees can be creative in the ways they try to avoid age discrimination claims,” and then goes on to list “11 of their sneakiest ploys.”

Here is one

We have a particular penchant for tracking ageist code used by employers to mean “old” (mainly because, as language buffs, we are intrigued by the wide variety of terms used by creative employers), and new cases filed by the EEOC accusing medical and health care providers of discriminating against disabled people (mainly because, as employment