Older workers may be denied jobs because employers think they are too old and younger workers may not have the same opportunities or paid less than their older colleagues because they are too young.
As a union rep, you can promote equality in the workplace and try to ensure that every worker receives fair treatment irrespective of their age.
The health and safety of older workers – Guidance for reps
Women over 50 in the workplace - a TUC report
Living for the Weekend report - Understanding Britain’s young core workers