Also known as Age Discrimination in Employment Act, 29 U.S.C. subsection 621 (1967), a law that prohibits unfair and discriminatory treatment in hiring, promotion, compensation, discharge, terms, conditions, or privileges of employment by an employer against anyone 40 years old or older. In health care, this act has been used to challenge the termination of mature employees. Enforced by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).
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Venes, Donald, editor. "Age Discrimination Act." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Taber's Online, www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/765670/all/Age_Discrimination_Act.
Age Discrimination Act. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/765670/all/Age_Discrimination_Act. Accessed January 18, 2021.
Age Discrimination Act. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary (23rd edition). F.A. Davis Company. Retrieved January 18, 2021, from https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/765670/all/Age_Discrimination_Act
Age Discrimination Act [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2021 January 18]. Available from: https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/765670/all/Age_Discrimination_Act.
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