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Is Age Ignored in Corporate Diversity Initiatives?
Is Age Ignored in Corporate Diversity Initiatives?

In September 2020, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued a finding that between 2013 and 2018, IBM engaged in systemic age discrimination. In its findings, the EEOC noted that 85.85% of workers considered by IBM for layoff were older workers. Many ...

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