From USA Today:
Anti-age discrimination laws don’t necessarily help when we need them most, during economic downturns. … with so many layoffs, it was tough to determine which were discriminatory and which were tight pockets, and strict laws make employing older folks more expensive, co-author Patrick Button, a Ph.D. candidate at the University of California, Irvine, tells OZY. “These laws didn’t have any bite during the recession.”

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