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Protecting Older Workers Against Discrimination Act: A Survey of Wyoming Voters Ages 50+ (POWADA)

To determine public views on older workers, age discrimination, and the Protecting Older Workers Against Discrimination Act (POWADA), AARP conducted a survey of older voters in Wyoming.

Key findings from the survey show:

  • Over one in four older voters in Wyoming report that they or someone they know has recently experienced age discrimination in the workplace.
  • About eight in ten older voters in Wyoming say it is important for Congress to take action and restore workplace protections against age discrimination.
  • Across party and ideological lines, older voters in Wyoming support the Protecting Older Workers Against Discrimination Act (POWADA).
  • More than eight in ten older voters in Wyoming want their Member of Congress to support POWADA.

The survey was conducted for AARP by Woelfel Research Inc. in April 2014 with a random sample of registered voters age 50 and over in Wyoming. For more information, contact S. Kathi Brown at skbrown@aarp.org. Members of the media should contact AARP’s Media Relations Department at (202) 434-2560.