Age Discrimination Pros And Cons

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There are protections such as The Age Discrimination Act that was passed back in 1967 in order to help the elderly have a fair shot of being hired and keeping their jobs. Overall, this act being in place has been beneficial for citizens over the age of 40. Citizens are able to keep their current jobs and aren 't laid off due to age discrimination laws however,it is still being seen that a lot of jobs make it difficult for older adults to be hired. This is most likely because of the stereotypes that surround older adults. Older adults are considered slow and not technologically savvy compared to the younger workers who are faster at their jobs, are technologically savvy, and can provide the company they are employed at with longevity. Older
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