The Age Discrimination During The Veterans Of Foreign Wars Monthly Paper

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My father several years before he became ill and passed away wrote for the Veterans of Foreign Wars monthly paper. His last article was in November of 2011. He was replaced by a recent graduate from college. It was during the year a new VFW President was being elected. . During this time I experienced defeat in my fathers face. My father had long since been retired and needed the activity to get out the house to meet with people and write He was a photojournalist for more than 50 years and writing was his livelihood. “The Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) is the federal law governing age discrimination. It was enacted in 1967 to promote the employment of older workers based on ability rather than age, prevent discrimination, and help solve the problems that arise with an aging workforce.” For those who have experienced this discrimination the ages of the older employee either need the income or do not. Some just need the human side to speak to people and feel appreciated. Since reading about age discrimination, there is a thought in the back of my mind. I am 46 and finally moving forward to graduate. Will this be the case looking for other jobs when I graduate? Will the education pay off ,or will I remain to do the same job making the same income and paying back school loans, like the growing pool of graduates who are younger?
Part One “The Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) only forbids age discrimination against people who are age 40 or older. It…

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