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Around 31% employees experience age-related discrimination at work: Study

Overall 31 per cent of employees in India have experienced age-related discriminations across sectors with the highest prevalence reported in multinational companies, a study said on Monday. The 'Ageism in the Workplace' study by talent company Randstad India revealed that 31 per cent of employees in India have experienced discriminations due to their age and such discriminations are mostly prevalent during recruitment process, especially in job advertisements of organisations. About 61 per cent respondents said job advertisements in India have age biases (qualifying age criteria or years of experience), it added. In India around 42 per cent of employees interviewed, aged below 55 years, have experienced or witnessed ageism or age related discriminations at their workplaces, compared to 29 per cent aged above 55 years, said the study. The data suggested that younger age groups faced more age discriminations than older age groups as there was a general lack of trust in the youngest

Around 31% employees experience age-related discrimination at work: Study
Updated On : 03 Jun 2024 | 10:32 PM IST

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Google and Facebook together account for just over half of internet ad sales globally, making their policy actions influential in the industry

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Updated On : 12 Jun 2020 | 1:37 PM IST

Age discrimination at workplace happening to people as young as 45: Study

Employers or colleagues assume they would struggle to pick up new technology

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Updated On : 27 Apr 2017 | 8:44 AM IST