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Age Discrimination Employment Act (ADEA)

The Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) of 1967 prohibits the discrimination in employment on the basis of age for individuals 40 years of age or greater. An employer cannot discriminate in making decisions regarding:

  • Hiring
  • Firing
  • Promotion
  • Layoff
  • Compensation
  • Benefits
  • Job Assignments
  • Training
  • Other terms and conditions of employment