In 2016, California lawmakers passed and signed AB1687, a law that seeks to prevent age discrimination in the entertainment industry. AB1687 went into effect on January 1st. It specifically targets how information on the ages of performers is displayed on subscription-based entertainment websites like the Internet Movie Database (IMDb). Executives in the entertainment industry use … Continue reading
Hollywood has caught media attention for various forms of pay discrimination. It also may have rampant age discrimination.
In previous blogs, we have discussed how Hollywood actresses are experiencing a wage gap. Many famous stars have discussed how women are paid less than men in the film and television industry. It turns out Hollywood has a very strong age bias. However, are there any examples of age discrimination in Hollywood? Although men in … Continue reading