Age Discrimination in Employment Act for Employees
- Gain an understanding of the Age Discrimination in Employment Act and how it applies to employees. Learn about the law, who it covers, and why someone might waive their rights.
You've probably heard the saying, "You can't teach an old dog new tricks." Unfortunately, this is an attitude that prevails at many workplaces: older employees are often undervalued. The Age Discrimination in Employment Act, or ADEA, makes it illegal to discriminate against any person who is 40 years or older because of his or her age. Any workplace with more than 20 employees must be ADEA-compliant. In this course, we'll go over some different ways that discrimination takes place and we'll discuss what is protected under the law. We'll also talk about ADEA waivers: what they are, what purpose they serve, and what you should do if you've been asked to sign one.
- 7 minutes
- Format: Video