ERIC Number: ED402463
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
The Legal ABCs of Hiring Older Workers.
American Association of Retired Persons, Washington, DC.
This article explains briefly how the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) of 1967 applies to certain hiring practices. The four sections of the paper cover the following: (1) the scope of the ADEA, including coverage, prohibited conduct, and legal remedies for workers who feel they have suffered discrimination; (2) hiring older workers, including advertisements of job vacancies, employment applications, and interviewing; (3) the hiring decision, including full- or part-time work, salary, benefits, benefits coverage, pension benefits, and health insurance; and (4) promotion and training. (KC)
Descriptors: Adults, Age Discrimination, Compliance (Legal), Employment Interviews, Employment Practices, Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Federal Legislation, Fringe Benefits, Middle Aged Adults, Older Adults, Older Workers, Personnel Policy, Wages
Fulfillment, American Association of Retired Persons, 601 E Street, NW, Washington, DC 20049.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Association of Retired Persons, Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Age Discrimination in Employment Act 1967