Age Discrimination

A Note describing age discrimination against individuals age 40 and older as prohibited by the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 (ADEA) and the Older Workers Benefit Protection Act of 1990 (OWBPA). This Note addresses federal law prohibiting discrimination, harassment and retaliation against applicants and employees age 40 and older. It also addresses the requirements for release of an age claim. For information about age discrimination under state law, see the State Q&A Tool under Related Content.

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