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Presented By: Shubham Aggarwal 130010201076Age Discrimination In Workplace 1School Of Management, G.D. Goenka UniversityAge discriminationis when a person is treated less favourably than another person in a similar situation, because of theirage.Age discrimination is adverse work treatment of an employee based on a class or category that the employee belongs to employees over age 40 - rather than on the employee's individual merit.

2School Of Management, G.D. Goenka UniversityWhat is age discrimination in workplace?

It is unlawful to harass a person because of ageHarassment can include, for example, offensive remarks about a person's ageHarassment is illegal when it is so frequent or severe that it creates a hostile or offensive work environment or when it results in an adverse employment decision The harasser can be the victim's supervisor, a supervisor in another area, a coworker

3School Of Management, G.D. Goenka UniversityAge harassmentBiased CommentsForced compromisesFavouritismHiring younger Employees for the same workHarassmentsUnfair Promotions

4School Of Management, G.D. Goenka UniversitySigns of age discriminationRigid and stuck in their ways.Medical issues impact attendance and productivity.Afraid of new technologies.Slower to learn new concepts. Years of highly developed opinions; unwillingness to hear new ideas.Expensive. They demand higher wages.Physically slow moving, Low energy and Unable to sustain long hours if required.

5School Of Management, G.D. Goenka UniversityWhy does this happen?Less Believe in employees mind of getting unemployed after they cover the age of 40Low loyalty towards the organisationEmployees being less efficient No willingness to work when near 40sOrganisations reputation getting down due to Sewing for discriminating employees.

6School Of Management, G.D. Goenka UniversityEffects of age discrimination7School Of Management, G.D. Goenka UniversityAge Discrimination in Employment Act 1967Protects individuals who are 40 years of age or older from employment discrimination based on ageAge discrimination involves treating someone less favourably because of ageOnly forbids age discrimination against people who are age 40 or olderApplies to employees and applicantsApplies to employers with 20 or more employees, including state and local governments, employment agencies, labour organizations, and the federal government

8School Of Management, G.D. Goenka UniversityWhat does it coverYoung workers wont be hired simply because they are youngQualified applicants can feel like they have a fair opportunity to be hired despite of their ageOlder employees tend to be more loyal and committed to your companyOlder Job seekers can find jobs more easily

9School Of Management, G.D. Goenka UniversityAdvantages under the lawOlder employees who are not qualified feel entitled and protected undeservedlyYounger workers have a harder time getting jobsPeople start to treat any and every form of rejection as a reason to sue for age discriminationCompanies no longer have the right to hire and fire who they want based off what the company desires

10School Of Management, G.D. Goenka UniversityDisadvantagesAccording to all of us we feel that there should be no age discrimination in the workplace. The main reason behind this is that if the discrimination take place then no one in older age will be getting job and this will cause high un-employment in future, that is not at all good for economy like ours11School Of Management, G.D. Goenka UniversityOur View