[video] Age Discrimination Affecting More in the Workplace [USA]

Author: Alan Van Zandt, Stjoechannel.com (USA) , Published on: 2 December 2013

An aging American workforce is finding itself in a squeeze. Corporations are needing to cut payroll and younger people are willing to do jobs for considerably less pay… Age discrimination charges filed with the EEOC [Equal Employment Opportunity Commission] now make up a quarter of the complaints they investigate…The number of age discrimination lawsuits filed nationally has risen more than 40 percent in the past 12 years…At one time, workers might have thought their seniority and experience were benefits they brought to their jobs. Now, it could instead be used against them as a reason to get them dismissed…

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