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. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/765670/all/Age_Discrimination_Act.
Age Discrimination Act. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/765670/all/Age_Discrimination_Act. Accessed January 25, 2020.
Age Discrimination Act. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/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 2020 January 25]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/765670/all/Age_Discrimination_Act.
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