Workers Around the Globe Face Age Discrimination


​A recent study in the United Kingdom (U.K.) indicates that age discrimination against job applicants in the U.K. is just as prevalent as in the United States. In addition, reports from around the world suggest that older workers around the globe struggle to find jobs.  We’ve rounded up articles from SHRM Online and other trusted news sources on age discrimination.

Older U.K. Job Applicants Are Rarely Interviewed

In the U.K., job applicants routinely include photos of themselves, along with personal details, when applying for positions. For one 2019 study, researchers applied to 811 jobs in England and found that employers were three times less likely to interview 55-year-old job candidates than younger applicants with less experience. Companies…


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