Do you have supervisors who are constantly nagging subordinates about their health, weight, condition and inability to keep up with younger employees? That’s a huge age discrimination red flag that demands immediate action.
Some may see it as harmless joking or an effort to get another employee to shape up and improve his health. It’s not.
Tell bosses that any health and wellness advice should come from HR or contracted health professionals arranged by the company’s health insurer.
Recent case: Joseph was over 50 years of age when he was hired by VisionQuest, a for-profit corporation engaged nationwide in providing services to troubled youth on a contract basis. Although he was often criticized for the way he spoke with some co-workers and subordinates, he got good reviews on most of his work and responded to counseling.
However, beginning early in his career with the company, his supervisor began a back-and-forth wit...(register to read more)
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