Age  Discrimination  in  Employment  Act.A  federal law  prohibiting  job  discrimination  based

on  a  person’s  age,  esp.  unfair  and  discriminatory  employment  decisions  that  negatively  affect

someone who is 40 years old or older. 29 USCA §§ 621–634. • Passed in 1967, the Act applies to

businesses with more than 20 employees and to all governmental entities. — Abbr. ADEA. [Cases:

Civil Rights    1199. C.J.S. Civil Rights §§ 56–58.] [Blacks Law 8th]