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How does age discrimination affect the economy?

Jun 3, 2021
Bias against older workers may lead to hundreds of billions of dollars in lost wages and GDP.
The problem of age discrimination, which hurts older workers and reduces GDP, may have worsened during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Employers still behind in tackling ageism

Oct 29, 2019
But things are starting to change as the generation that defined youth culture goes gray.

These lifeguards don't fit anyone's stereotype

Sep 9, 2016
A guard at New York's Jones Beach says the state is guilty of age discrimination.
Roy Lester at work at the Sun and Surf Club.
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Discriminate against the old? Even the old do it

Mar 28, 2014
Academics are increasingly releasing data that they hope will reach those in a position to hire, promote and pay older adults.