Workplace civil rights law prohibits discrimination against workers 40 and older. Yet worker advocates say recruiters sometimes exclude older workers by narrowing how and where they look for candidates.
Gary Waters/Ikon Images/Getty Images
The results of genetic testing — whether done for health reasons or ancestry searches — can be used by insurance underwriters in evaluating an application for life insurance, or a disability or long-term-care policy.
Science Photo Library RF/Getty Images
New construction rises over an empty field in Meridian, a suburb of Boise, Idaho. Today, home values have rebounded, but people who want to buy a new home are often priced out of the market.
Kyle Green for NPR
Players from a Single-A minor league team in the West cast shadows across the dugout. The players here chase dreams of making it to the major leagues, but they are paid far less than their major league counterparts.
Christopher Morris /Corbis via Getty Images