Discrimination & rights

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The Our Rights Our Voices project aims to promote awareness and understanding of how human rights are relevant for older people.

Our Rights Our Voices

Ageism in recruitment

If an employer turns you down for a job because of your age this is unlawful.
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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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Dealing with disputes

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

Default Retirement Age explained

What exactly does the abolition of the DRA mean for you? Read our FAQs to make sure you understand
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We are grateful for the generous support of Dr Naim Dangoor CBE
and The Exilarch's Foundation

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Age UK Advice:
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We offer a wealth of information and advice to help you enjoy independent living.

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