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Discrimination and rights

We explain ageism, what the law says and how to deal with disputes.

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  • Age discrimination explained

    We explain ageism, harassment and victimisation and ask 'am I being discriminated against?'
  • Dealing with disputes

    The procedure to follow if you have experienced age discrimination at work‚ applying for a job or in education or training.
  • Ageism in recruitment

    If an employer turns you down for a job because you are too old or too young, this is ageism in recruitment and it is unlawful.
  • What the law says

    Age discrimination is unlawful in employment, training and education. We explain what the new rights are and who they apply to.

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