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Section 4(e) of the Age Discrimination Act - How its Applied

Section 4(e) of the Age Discrimination of Employment Act (ADEA) makes it unlawful to print or publish or cause to be "printed or published, any notice or advertisement . . . indicating a preference, limitation, specification, or determination based on age." Discuss how this is applied in practice, including guidance from the EEOC.

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Age discrimination is a serious matter that companies should deal with aggressively if detected. The EEOC has established clear guidelines to help companies ensure that they take adequate measures in their hiring, training, job advancement, and retention policies that ensures fairness and equality to employees over the age of 40 (Holliday, 2010).

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Age discrimination is a serious matter that companies should deal with aggressively if detected. The EEOC has established clear guidelines to help companies ensure that they take adequate measures in their hiring, training, job advancement, and retention policies that ensures fairness and equality to employees over the age of 40 (Holliday, 2010).

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