Archive for February 2017

Massachusetts Legislature Considering 2 Bills Protecting Job Seekers

Two bills currently under consideration by the Massachusetts Legislature, SD337/HD3483 and SD991, would protect job seekers from unfair credit checks by employers and create protections for the older long-term unemployed from discrimination. Passage would be of tremendous benefit to older workers and the long-term unemployed to receive fair consideration for employment. It is important that…

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Ageism: At What Age is Too Old?

So When is Old… Too Old? And When is it Considered Ageism? At Operation A.B.L.E. we specialize in helping people 45 and older find work by providing training, developing interviewing and networking skills and assisting with job placement. After 22 years working at ABLE, it is clear to me that ageism too often plays a…

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