PwC Workers Alleging that Campus Recruiting is Ageist Earn Class Status
In an article published on April 12, 2019, in HR Dive, Matt Gomes, a partner with Weinberg Wheeler Hudgins Gunn & Dial, provides insight into how employers should assess their practices to eliminate or refine any that could be construed as ageist. Managers should avoid sayings like “you can’t teach and old dog new tricks” and phrases such as “new blood,” which can get employers into trouble with the ADEA, says Gomes.
Additionally, employers who are downsizing may be more tempted to cut older workers who make more than younger employees to save money, but this could create an age discrimination claim, added Gomes.
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