askST: What can you do if a potential employer discriminates against you, including over your age?

Employers should not indicate an age preference for job applicants nor reject applicants based on age, unless there are statutory requirements on age. PHOTO: ST FILE
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A: You can report discriminatory job adverts or hiring practices to the Tripartite Alliance for Fair and Progressive Employment Practices (Tafep) using the form here.

Tafep works closely with the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) to investigate and take appropriate action against employers when workplace discrimination has occurred, said a spokesman.

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