Type of Content: News
Subtype: Newspaper or Magazine Article
Resource Title: A Son Turned His Mother’s Story Of Workplace Ageism Into A Heart-Warming Documentary With A Message
Publication Title: Forbes
Publish Date: May 2, 2021
Duty Free is a sweetly woven story about embracing the unknown, vulnerability, the strength of family and discovering what’s most important in life. But it’s also a heart-wrenching story about workplace age bias and discrimination.
“This is a story that needs to be told given its far-reaching relevance,” Regis said. “It shows how unbalanced work relationships have become. A company can use you up, then spit you out and there’s no recourse for the employee who’s put in so much time and effort.”
While many headlines and social media posts focus on younger people moving in with their parents, Danigelis is one of the 14% of parents moving in with family, according to a Pew Research Center study. This trend is expected to continue given an estimated half of today’s workers don’t have enough money saved for retirement, and the current workplace culture limits opportunities for workers over 50.
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