publication . Article . 1994

age discrimination against older workers in the european union

Elizabeth Drury;
Open Access
  • Published: 01 Jan 1994 Journal: The Geneva Papers on Risk and Insurance - Issues and Practice, volume 19, pages 496-502 (issn: 1018-5895, eissn: 1468-0440, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Springer Science and Business Media LLC
This paper aims to define the concept of age discrimination, to illustrate examples of age discriminatory practices across the European Union, and to describe some positive public policy measures to combat age discrimination.It draws on the results of the first European-wide study of age discrimination against older workers.1 National experts from 11 Member States of the EU examined various forms of age discrimination in their own country. More detailed information is needed, particularly on practices in the workplace, to provide a systematic overview of all discriminatory practices. This study, however, made a start in identifying some key issues.
free text keywords: Economics and Econometrics, Accounting, General Business, Management and Accounting, Finance, European union, media_common.cataloged_instance, media_common, Age discrimination, Public policy, Economics, Economic growth, Actuarial science
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