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What is the Age Discriminitation in Employment Act (ADEA)? How does the ADEA address issues for the aging population?
The U.S. Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) of 1967 prohibits bias against those 40 and older. Because the share of the aging population in the U.S. [ is expected to rise, the act?s role in maintaining and encouraging employment of older workers is likely to grow in importance. A 2008 University of California at Irvine study done for the National Bureau of Economic Research, ?The Age
Discrimination in Employment Act and the Challenge of Population Aging,? gives an overview of age discrimination in the U.S. labor market and the ADEA?s historical effects. ]
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User: What is the Age Discriminitation in Employment Act (ADEA)? How does the ADEA address issues for the aging population?

Weegy: The U.S. Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) of 1967 prohibits bias against those 40 and older. Because the share of the aging population in the U.S. [ is expected to rise, the act?s role in maintaining and encouraging employment of older workers is likely to grow in importance. A 2008 University of California at Irvine study done for the National Bureau of Economic Research, ?The Age Discrimination in Employment Act and the Challenge of Population Aging,? gives an overview of age discrimination in the U.S. labor market and the ADEA?s historical effects. ]
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User: what is being done to stop age discriminitation?

Weegy: Civil Rights Center Monitors and enforces the Age Discrimination Act in programs and activities receiving federal financial assistance. The Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 (ADEA) protects certain applicants and employees 40 years of [ age and older from discrimination on the basis of age in hiring, promotion, discharge, compensation, or terms, conditions or privileges of employment. ]
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In U.S. society, the elderly tend to be less and less visible in mainstream activities, in organizations, and in the workplace. One theory assigns this to ageism. Do you think that is the best explanation for this phenomenon? If yes, why do you think so? If not, what do you think is the best alternative explanation? How do you feel about the way U.S. society treats the elderly?
Weegy: I do agree that ageism is the best way to describe it in which one discriminates another due to their age. Older people are not able to function like younger people do due to the natural physiology of their body. [ [ In America where "work" is valued, they tend to look down on older people because they are not able be as productive as their younger counterpart. In a way, I think that society treats seniors poorly because of this. ] ] ... (More)
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