middle aged man in business suit Workers age 45 and younger are experiencing ageism in mid-career, with 30 percent of men and 27 percent of women reporting that they’ve run up against “a negative age-based remark from a coworker.” (Photo: Shutterstock)

An aging population in search of new jobs, or focused on trying to hold onto the ones they have, are having to cope with a well-entrenched stream of ageism—and it doesn’t wait till people hit 65 to rear its ugly head.

According to a study from FairyGodBoss, age discrimination is not only common, it starts earlier than most people might expect.

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Marlene Satter

Marlene Y. Satter has worked in and written about the financial industry for decades.

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