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agist

see AGISTMENT.

AGIST, in contracts. The taking of other men's cattle on one's own ground at a certain rate. 2 Inst. 643; 4 Inst. 293.

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The course will use case studies to enable women to challenge discrimination, and highlight the main points of the new legislation on ageism.
And as age discrimination can affect workers of any age, all employment practices will need to be tested for any inherent ageism.
And he added: "It is so sad the Channel 4 have gone down the well-worn path of ageism.
I thought it was payback because it was believed I had leaked stories about the BBC and ageism.
Whether you're 22 or 102, it seems ageism can unknowingly impinge on our lives.
MANCHESTER UNITED manager Sir Alex Ferguson has spoken out against ageism to help overturn the stereotypes associated with the older generation.
New laws banning ageism could become unnecessary in the North East, according to new research.
For one thing, the Government has published a consultation paper on tackling ageism in the work place with the intention that legislation should be in place by 2006 at the latest.
EMPLOYMENT L ONE in three employers are aware of the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) voluntary Code of Practice for Age Diversity in Employment L ONE in eight workers report that they have been discouraged from applying for a job in the last year because the recruitment advertisement contained an age restriction L ESTIMATES of the annual cost to the economy from ageism range from pounds 16 bn to pounds 31bn.
Ageism applies throughout our land because once again accountants call the tune.
She quietly represented so many levels of struggle--racism, ageism, sexism, homophobia--that you couldn't help but see her as an icon and a model of generosity," said Sarah Uhle, a friend of more than 20 years.
In the last third of the play, the ageism issue pretty much melts away as the story shifts into a meditation on the nature of friendship.