Age Discrimination

This Age Discrimination e-learning course is suitable for all members of an organisation requiring a base level understanding of the subject.

£25.00 + VAT

Learning Format
E-learning
Difficulty Level
Beginner Courses
Qualification Type
Certificate of Attendance
Course Subject
HR & Employment Law
  • Audio
  • Subtitles
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Did you know that surveys by both the government and charitable organisations show that age bias is the most common form of employment discrimination? Older workers may be unfairly refused a promotion, whilst younger workers may receive lower rates of pay – despite having all the relevant skills and experience.

Age discrimination is, of course, illegal – and complying with the law is a key reason for eliminating workplace-related age discrimination. But there are other good reasons:

  • The benefits that result from providing a diverse workplace
  • Within the next twenty years people over the age of fifty will make up almost one-third of the workforce, so any discrimination against this sizeable minority will greatly reduce the available pool of talent available to an organisation

Age Discrimination Learning Objectives

  • Explain what the term ‘age discrimination’ means
  • Describe the different forms of age discrimination
  • Recognise examples of age discrimination in the workplace
  • Describe how age discrimination occurs in the workplace
  • Identify the legal exceptions to age discrimination law

Course Duration

10 minutes

Target Audience

  • All members of an organisation requiring a base level understanding of the subject.

Available In

Mixed Media (audio/video elements with subtitles)

 

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