Hiring & Firing the Older Employee
The article "Hiring & Firing the Older Employee" appeared in the January/February 1993 issue of Gear Technology.
Given the current economic and legal climate, matters of hiring and firing are cause for considerable concern among managers. In addition to all the other factors to be considered, employers must be wary of exactly how these procedures should be carried out, so that the company is not left open to lawsuits based on charges of discrimination of one kind or another. The reasons given for a particular employment decision may be as crucial to determining liability as the decision itself.
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