Flexible work discriminates against older staff

Sarah Coles
Office buildings
Office buildings

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Older people are bound to be infuriated by new rules allowing flexible working for parents. When they were going through tough years with a young family, they had to get on with things and keep putting the hours in regardless. Now the namby-pamby generation is breeding, they suddenly find themselves picking up the slack for them too.

A new survey reveals that they're not happy with the arrangements, but are they fair?