By Olivia B. Waxman
March 2, 2015

A bar in Barcelona, Spain, is specifically hiring people over 50, The Guardian reports.

As Kim Díaz, owner of the bar Entrepanes Díaz, explained the rationale to The Guardian, “I was looking for waiters who are over 50 because I knew they’d be fantastic and because society has unjustly pushed them out of the job market.”

More and more, businesses are doing the same, Money reports. As “age-discrimination charges have fallen for six consecutive years,” companies such as Barclay’s, McKinsey, PwC, and MetLife are doing the same through programs that either seek out or retain older workers.

 

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