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The Far-Reaching Costs of Ageism

Thursday, April 15, 2021

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that one in four workers in 2026 will be age 55 and older—that’s up from one in eight in 1990. And although the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 prohibits employers from displaying bias against most applicants and employees 40 years or older with regard to hiring and firing, promotions, compensation, or employment terms and conditions, older workers still face bias and discrimination.

In 2018, AARP conducted a study that found th

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