Three in four Sheffield workers concerned about 'age discrimination', says survey

Three in four Sheffield people believe age discrimination is commonplace in their workplace, a survey has revealed.

Monday, 11th December 2017, 8:52 am
Updated Monday, 11th December 2017, 4:08 pm
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In a survey of 1, 400 people by online job search website CV Library, 74 per cent raised concerns about not being treated fairly at work.

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In addition, a third said they believe they have been rejected for a job because of their age.

Lee Biggins, founder and managing director of CV-Library, said: "Diversity is a hot topic at the moment, and it is something that should be celebrated in the workplace.

"Sadly, there is clearly still a great amount of discrimination amongst those considered to be ‘too old’ or ‘too young’ to work in certain positions. As a nation, we need to address this issue head on, and consider ways in which we can remove these stigmas."