The Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 was an expansion of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act.

The Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 was an expansion of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act. The provisions apply to federal, state, and local governments and organizations with twenty or more employees. In addition, this law protects job applicants and employees over forty years of age from employment discrimination based on age in terms of hiring, firing, promotion, layoffs, benefits, compensation, job assignments and or training. The ADEA forbids retaliation against those who file charges, testify, or participate in investigations, proceedings, and litigation under the ADAE.

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  • http://www.eeoc.gov/laws/types/age.cfm
  • http://www.eeoc.gov/laws/statutes/adea.cfm
  • Addressing the six questions below, write an five to seven page paper with at least eight sources, seven peer reviewed sources found in the Potomac Library, and your course text book. All sources must be properly cited and referenced. Assignment must be APA compliance.
  • Analyze the need for work- life balance in terms of the forces promoting and the forces resisting these types of programs.
  • It is mentioned in the reading that even when organizations offer work- life balance plans, some workers, especially men, often do not feel that they can use them. Why might men feel this way more than women?
  • What might the presence or absence of flexible work programs suggest to you about the corporate culture and values of an organization?
  • Apply the concept of the business case for diversity to offering more flexible work arrange-ments for caregivers.
  • In spite of people living longer and healthier lives, stereotypes about older workers being hard to manage and slow to adapt to new technologies still persist. How do the media con-tribute to and reinforce these perceptions?
  • The organizations profiled in this article are quite different and represent a range from small businesses to huge corporations. What might they all have in common that has en-abled them to be innovative about their programs for older workers?