An informative post on ageism with some great links for further reading!
Newer in the discrimination group is the age discrimination.
Since a few years we have seen, for acceptance for a new job, the age lowering, but for those who thought they had a good job we also saw that the age they were made redundant became lower.
The boom generation has to face that their children and grandchildren got a mark on their head with the notice ‘only to be used until this or that day’. Those children reaching their middle age are called in the office of their boss to hear the ‘news’ they may go home not to return again to work. When looking for an other job they are confronted with the remarks ‘over qualified’ or ‘too old’.
In the previous centuries perhaps we also could have an age discrimination but than in the good sense, that how older a person got, how more he or…
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