That's not very nice ... discriminating against older people is against the law.
Google ordered to defend against age bias lawsuit:
Google Inc (GOOG.O), which runs the world’s most popular Internet search engine, was ordered to defend itself against a lawsuit by a former manager who said he was fired for being too old, clearing the way for a trial.
The California Supreme Court unanimously agreed that a trial court erred in dismissing a complaint by Brian Reid, who was hired in 2002 as a director of operations and engineering, and fired less than two years later at age 54 after being told he was not a good “cultural fit.”
Jonathan Stempel @ Reuters.