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ageism in the workplace

Age discrimination trial win to woman over hormone remarks

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A woman who was told by her boss to not ‘let the hormones get out of control’ has won an age discrimination tribunal against her employers. Louise McCabe, 57, received the comment from 29 year old company CEO Jack Williams during a heated discussion between the two. The tribunal heard Williams viewed older people as “not familiar” […]

How older women can hold their own in the workplace

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The founder of Look Fabulous Forever, Tricia Cusden, has spoken about the discrimination older women face at work and has offered her advice on how to navigate the workplace. Having interviewed a selection of individuals, the key issues that came up amongst older women are: Finding work Holding onto a job Being compared to younger people […]

Have you experienced ageism in the workplace?

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Over two fifths of older workers have experienced age discrimination at work, with the recruitment process being the worst offender, according to a survey. The survey of more than 600 workers aged 50 and over, sponsored by the Financial Services Compensation Scheme and UBS, found that 44% had experienced age discrimination at work compared to 41% […]