AARP: Asian Women Most Targeted Group for Age Discrimination in NYC

AARP's analysis found:

"[T]hat Asians report the highest percentage (37%) out of several major ethnicities (Black, Hispanic & White) in NYC when it comes to their, a family member or a friend not being hired for a job since hitting 50. For Asian women the issue is a particular problem, with the group citing age as an issue 43% of the time - a rate 13% higher than their male counterparts and 17% higher than the general 50+ population in the city."  (link)

Age discrimination is unique in that it has the potential to affect all employees at some point in their lives.  In addition, it appears that age discrimination, in some cases, also interacts significantly with and/or is exacerbated by race and sex factors.