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COMMENTARY: Cultural Fit – Age Discrimination in the Internet Era

by H. J. Hill, J.D. May 6, 2009 Cultural fit. Human resource experts throw those words around casually, even gleefully. Hire for cultural fit and your business will be more likely to function efficiently with happier employees who are well-suited to management and your workplace environment. What is a cultural fit? Essentially, the phrase refers […]

Age discrimination

In employment, age discrimination is normally illegal. The Age Discrimination in Employment Act prohibits random discrimination against people over the age of 40 on the basis of their age. It is not, however, unlawful to discriminate on the basis of factors that can arise with age, such as health problems. Federal law does not prohibit […]

Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967

This act prohibits employment discrimination against persons 40 years of age or older in the United States (see 29 U.S.C. § 631(a). The law also sets standards for pensions and benefits provided by employers and requires that information about the needs of older workers be provided to the general public.

Retirement and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act

An individual can not be forced to retire if he or she: is at least 40 years old works for a private employer with 20 or more employees works for the federal or local government The Age Discrimination in Employment Act protects individuals who qualify under these conditions. Most states also offer statues that provide […]