The former employee claims she was wrongfully terminated because of her age and hospitalization following a car accident. Hers is among a growing number of suits filed this year by former Zillow workers.
Today's episode of The 404 podcast is brought to you by ageism, cell phones, discrimination, Xbox Live, PlayStation Network, and racism. Oh, and listeners like you.
We've been accused (and mostly guilty) of saying a lot of heinous things on The 404, but we refuse to just rest on our laurels and accept these recent allegations of AGEISM. The accusation actually comes at a good time for the show, since the majority of the episodes this week have dealt with censorship, video game ratings, parental responsibility, and childhood development--why not throw ageism into the mix?
Artists are developing robots that can consume flies and rodents. That means they'll get a taste for flesh. What could go wrong? They come for your butt, that's what. We also take NASA to task, and discuss the effect of Michael Jackson's death on the Internet and what it might mean for future emergencies. All that and some ageism.
Facebooks' executive team is incredibly young and inexperienced. Is Silicon Valley ageism contributing to flawed product design?
Age discrimination is rampant in the technology industry, a new study says, but most in the field say the phenomenon is hurting both old and young workers.
Dennis Parker once dismissed the talents of old timers. He learned his lesson. Now on the other side of 50, he warns that ageism remains alive and well.