Category Archives: Age Discrimination

AGE DISCRIMINATION BY ANY OTHER NAME IS STILL AGE DISCRIMINATION

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As workplace technology changes, employees are expected to keep up.  As a result, employees who embrace changing technology are sometimes retained or hired in place of employees who aren’t as tech-savvy.  In my experience, employers tend to view younger employees as being more welcoming to technological advances than their older coworkers.  Stereotypes like this can be a form of age discrimination, which is unlawful under both Iowa and Federal law.

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WHEN SONGWRITING MEETS THE LAW

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This past weekend I attended a Ben Folds concert in Cedar Rapids.  He’s one of my favorite musicians, and I’ve seen him perform live several times.  While he did not play Fred Jones Part II when I saw him last, every time I hear it, I can’t help but think, “Poor Fred.  This sounds like age discrimination and he needs an employment lawyer.”

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