age discrimination

noun

: unfair or unequal treatment of an employee by an employer because of the employee's age see also Age Discrimination in Employment Act

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“Age discrimination.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/age%20discrimination. Accessed 8 Dec. 2022.

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