Job-protected time off from work helps people balance work demands with the need to take care of themselves and family members. This can be critical in times of illness.
More than one in five Americans—about 53 million adults—are caregivers.
The federal government, as well as almost all state governments, have laws against age discrimination.
Age discrimination can occur when employers treat employees or potential employees differently because of their age.
Employer-provided benefits are an essential part of job quality, and they contribute significantly to employees’ overall compensation packages.
Discriminatory employment practices can take a variety of forms.
The success or failure of the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) depends on the actions of both federal and state agencies.
Government employees do not enjoy the same protections against discrimination as private employees.
The nature of work continues to change, and many people find it necessary to work for a living for extended periods.
One component of the workforce development system focuses on helping people identify and apply for jobs.