age discrimination


age discrimination

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  • age discrimination — n: unfair or unequal treatment of an employee by an employer because of the employee s age see also age discrimination in employment act in the important laws section Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • age discrimination — ➔ discrimination * * * age discrimination UK US noun [U] HR ► unfair treatment of a person because of their age: »Changes in pension plans often attract complaints about age discrimination …   Financial and business terms

  • age discrimination — UK US noun [uncountable] ageism Thesaurus: equal rightssynonym …   Useful english dictionary

  • age discrimination —    Unfair treatment, especially in the hiring or laying off of current or potential employees aged 40 to 70 years, which is illegal under the Age Discrimination Employment Act (ADEA). The main challenge by the claimant is to prove age… …   Business law dictionary

  • age discrimination — age discrimi.nation n [U] unfair treatment of people because they are old British Equivalent: ageism …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • age discrimination — age discrimi,nation noun uncount the practice of treating older people in an unfair way, for example by not giving them jobs …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • age discrimination — noun (U) AmE unfair treatment of people because they are old; ageism BrE …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • age discrimination — UK / US noun [uncountable] ageism …   English dictionary

  • Age Discrimination in Employment Act — n. A federal law that prohibits discrimination against people on the basis of age. abbrv. ADEA The Essential Law Dictionary. Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008. Age Discrimination in Employment Act …   Law dictionary

  • Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 — (ADEA) USA A federal law prohibiting employment discrimination against employees and applicants age 40 or older (29 U.S.C. §§ 621 634). The ADEA prohibits discrimination in the terms and conditions of employment, including hiring, compensation,… …   Law dictionary