Tag: Ageism

Diversity & Inclusion

Confront Ageism to Create a Workplace Where All Generations Thrive

November 6, 2023


How long do you want to live? That’s the question Sonia Aranza, CEO and principal consultant at Aranza Communications, posed during a session on ageism at the SHRM INCLUSION 2023 conference on Nov. 1 in Savannah, Ga. “Deep inside, we […]

Communication, Development & Evaluation

Age Discrimination: Third Circuit Confirms Age Is Just a Number

October 25, 2022

Via: HR Hero

On August 15, 2022, the U.S. Third Circuit Court of Appeals (whose rulings apply to New Jersey, Delaware, and Pennsylvania employers) upheld the District of New Jersey’s dismissal of an employee’s age discrimination claims, finding she was unable to show […]

Workplace wellness

The Plight of the Older Worker: Now Is the Time to Eradicate Ageism in the Workplace

September 18, 2019

Via: HR Hero

Ageism is conscious and unconscious prejudice, stereotyping, and discrimination against people solely based on their age. Although the term is not new—it was coined in 1969 by Robert Neil Butler—its effects are being felt in the workplace more strongly today […]

Research, Software

Jobseekers’ Market? Maybe Not for Professionals Over 50

July 19, 2019

Via: HR Hero

With the low unemployment rate and high demand for workers, jobseekers might think they have it made. People interested in fast-food or retail jobs are often quickly hired, but workers in other fields, especially those who are in their 50s […]

Research, Software

Is it Against the Law to Target Job Ads at Younger Workers?

October 26, 2018

Via: HR Hero

One of the primary functions of a Human Resources department is to be aware of and ensure compliance with a wide range of laws and regulations involving workplace conduct, such as sexual harassment and various forms of discrimination. However, there […]

Research, Software

Viewpoint: How to Steer Clear of Ageism in the Workplace

March 5, 2018


A Napa Valley winery faces allegations of age discrimination in a suit filed late last year by a 58-year-old former employee who claims the organization refused to hire anyone over the age of 40 and asserted that her age was […]


Forced Retirement Is an Age Discrimination No-no

September 12, 2016

Via: Workforce

The EEOC has sued a Colorado hospital for age discrimination. The key allegation? That it forced employees to resign because of their age. The lawsuit claims hospital managers made ageist comments, including that younger nurses could “dance around the older […]

Research, Software

Experts: Ageism hurts everyone in the workplace

April 26, 2016

Via: HR Dive

Ageism is a serious workplace concern, as the outcomes of ageism are serious, long-lasting and negative across the board, affecting everyone (not just older adults), according to an article in the Albuquerque Journal. Authors Ellen Driber-Hassall And John Bishop, who work with […]