From the OC Register:
Older workers in states with tougher laws against age discrimination faced longer periods of unemployment after the 2007-2009 recession compared with younger workers in those same states, according to a study by UC Irvine researchers. “These results provide very little evidence that stronger state age discrimination protections helped older workers weather the Great Recession,” David Neumark and Patrick Button wrote in a paper published by the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco.

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