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Updating the Resource Centre Digital Platform

The Business & Human Rights Resource Centre is at a critical point in its development. Our digital platform is home to a wealth of information on business and human rights, but hasn’t had a visual refresh for a number of years.

We will soon be updating the site to improve its usability and better serve the thousands of people that use our site to support their work.

Please take an advance peek at our new look, and let us know what you think!

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Alex Guy, Digital Officer

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[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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