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Age Discrimination

Arthur Delaney

Older Americans Want Better Protection From Age Discrimination

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 06.22.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Older Americans widely agree that Congress should strengthen protections against age discrimination in the workplace, according to a new...

Arthur Delaney

Congress Disputes Impact Of Hiring Discrimination Against Older Workers

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.15.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Philadelphia resident Sheila Whitelaw lost her job as a manager at a clothing store when the store closed in 2010. She suspects she hasn...

Age Discrimination: Do Not Close Your Eyes

Rabbi Ben Greenberg | Posted 06.09.2012 | Religion
Rabbi Ben Greenberg

It is incumbent upon us as individuals and as a society to work diligently towards a day when we see a person before us who has lived a long life and we no longer patronize them, disrespect them or dismiss them.

Lila Shapiro

Judge: No Evidence Of Age Bias Against Woman At Walmart

HuffingtonPost.com | Lila Shapiro | Posted 03.23.2012 | Business

An age-bias suit against retail giant Walmart was tossed Thursday when a judge ruled that a woman who charged Walmart with discriminating against olde...

Arthur Delaney

Bipartisan Senate Bill Combats Supreme Court's Age Discrimination Decision

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 03.13.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A bipartisan Senate bill introduced on Tuesday would restore older workers' rights in the wake of a 2009 Supreme Court decision that mad...

Arthur Delaney

When Will Things Get Better For Older Workers Who've Lost Their Jobs?

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 03.09.2012 | Business

Tom Magnone of Liberty Township, Ohio, has kept a precise record of his search for work since he lost his information technology position in 2009. An ...

Arthur Delaney

What Happens To People Who Run Out Of Unemployment Insurance?

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 09.07.2012 | Business

David Arrieta said he received his final $214 unemployment insurance check last week after losing his office manager job in August 2010. "Hopefully...

Aging: A Universal but Personal Experience

Vivian Diller, Ph.D. | Posted 03.19.2012 | Fifty
Vivian Diller, Ph.D.

Despite what the advertisers and surgeons may tell us, no one has figured out how to stop the clock. And as our clocks tick longer and longer, we all face physical and emotional challenges.

Age Discrimination Takes Its Toll

newoldage.blogs.nytimes.com | Posted 01.13.2012 | Fifty

Raise your hand if you've felt that people treat you with less respect or courtesy than others, that they act as if you're not smart, that you get poo...

What You Need To Know About Gen Y Women & The Workplace

Deborah Frett | Posted 01.22.2012 | Women
Deborah Frett

The key to recruiting, supporting and retaining Gen Y workers requires unlearning what we "know" about this cohort and relearning the importance of flexibility, equality and inclusiveness.

Stand Up To Ageism

High50 | Linda Kelsey | Posted 01.08.2012 | Fifty

When I first heard that an anonymous actress was suing Amazon. which owns IMDB (the Internet Movie Database), for more than $1 million dollars for pub...

Dave Jamieson

Over 40 Told Only 'Young, Hot' Need Apply

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 12.04.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON -- If older job seekers have had a particularly rough time finding work during the economic downturn, they apparently haven't found any ref...

Arthur Delaney

Age Discrimination Harder To Fight Amid Record Unemployment For Older Workers

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 11.29.2011 | Politics

A federal judge dismissed an age discrimination case from 18 former employees of the Dallas Morning News in March, repeatedly citing a recent Supreme ...

Donna Ballman: "Old Mother******" Gets To Take His Age Harassment Case To A Jury, Court Says

Red Room | Posted 01.21.2012 | Business
Red Room

It's still not decided everywhere in America, but in the 5th Circuit (Louisiana, Mississippi, Texas) you can now sue your employer for age-based harassment. That's right.

Elder Abuse in America Today

William Mapother | Posted 09.18.2011 | Politics
William Mapother

Elder abuse occurs in a variety of forms: physical, mental, sexual, financial and neglect. With its focus on youth, consumption and productivity, and living for today, our culture is complicit in this turning away.

Gaining Perspective on Social Security and Medicare

Dr. Caroline Cicero | Posted 09.13.2011 | Business
Dr. Caroline Cicero

Who is responsible for taking care of the aging, sick, and disabled Americans? If the government is not responsible, then who is?

Arthur Delaney

Joblessness And Hopelessness: The Link Between Unemployment And Suicide

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 06.15.2011 | Politics

Kerri, a 57-year-old living near Seattle, says she lost her software sales job three years ago -- and that age discrimination has made her ongoing sea...

Laura Bassett

Big Retail Companies Require Job Applicants To Disclose Their Age

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Ruth Lyons, 59, was born on April 28, 1951. But after two and a half years of not even being able to get an interview for a job, she decided that her...

Laura Bassett

How Employers Weed Out Unemployed Job Applicants, Others, Behind The Scenes

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

An Indianapolis restaurant posted a Craigslist job ad on Dec. 15 for a bar manager who must "be able to handle the guests, give outstanding service, e...

Laura Bassett

WATCH: White House Economist Dodges Question About Age Discrimination

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As part of its collaboration with Monster.com and Facebook to answer burning questions from unemployed people about the economy, the Whi...

Laura Bassett

Outsourcing And Age Discrimination Are Biggest Concerns Among Jobless, Says Monster.com Rep

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON -- On Monday, November 8, Monster.com and the White House collaborated on a Facebook project that allowed unemployed people to communicate ...

The One Thing You Should Learn From Divorce

Amy Parmenter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce
Amy Parmenter

She got fat. She got old. She didn't give him any sex. She cheated. The one thing you should have learned from your divorce is: Don't judge.

Where Have All the Good Jobs Gone?

Brent Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Brent Green

Let's pretend you're 55 with a pedigree resume -- in financial services, marketing, management, information technology -- whatever. You're laid off fr...

Feds Sue Fox News Over Reporter's Charges Of Gender And Age Discrimination, Firing

AP | SAM HANANEL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

WASHINGTON — Federal authorities are suing the Fox News Network for allegedly retaliating against a reporter after she complained about unequal pay ...

Is There an Age Limit for 'Emerging Artists'?

Daniel Grant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Daniel Grant

The introduction that many art gallery owners have to artists is through information packets. A bio may inadvertently work to one's disadvantage if the artist reveals too much or too little. For instance, one's age.