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Age Discrimination Archives

The baffling reality of age discrimination: How too much experience can impede your career

When it comes to the workforce, experience can cut both ways. Many advanced careers require years or decades of demonstrated experience. However, older workers are increasingly finding themselves shut out of career opportunities simply because of their age.

Harassment, discrimination claims increase among Congressional employees

According to an annual report released by the nonpartisan Congressional Office of Compliance (OOC), while safety hazards are being handled particularly well in the Congressional workplace, complaints of harassment, discrimination and hostile work environment are on the increase in the last five years.

Discrimination suit filed by former D.C. employee is dismissed

A former social worker for D.C.'s Child and Family Services Agency who filed an age discrimination lawsuit against Mayor Adrian Fenty for forcing her to carry an unbearable workload had her suit dismissed earlier this week. The 2009 suit claimed that the agency's Child Protective Services Unit forced its older employees to carry burdensome caseloads, which led to the plaintiff's resignation from her position.

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