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Surprising study pinpoints why women face a double whammy of age and sex discrimination at work

23 Jun 2020

Aging women face both sex discrimination and age discrimination, which is called “intersectional discrimination.”

Women continue to earn roughly 77 cents on the dollar when compared to men. But a new paper in Labour shows that as women age, they face a double whammy of sex and age discrimination from which laws do not adequately protect them. The result is that many older women who want to continue working are not even in the workforce.


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