A time for workplace ageism

Michael Gill's decision to sue Fairfax Media has thrown a spotlight on the issue of ageism in the workplace – and it's one businesses need to come to grips with.

It was apt this week that on the same day news broke that former Financial Review Group chief Michael Gill was suing his former employer for $1 million on an age discrimination claim, Fairfax ran a management story headlined: "Over 50? Move aside old 'codger'”.


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