Will the U.S. Supreme Court Protect the Rights of Older Workers?

Will the U.S. Supreme Court Protect the Rights of Older Workers?

When Congress passed the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 most lawmakers saw it as an extension of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Judges and juries throughout the United States helped to protect the rights of older workers. In fact, over the next two decades, lawmakers worked to make the legislation even stronger by banning mandatory retirement age and requiring employers who laid off employees to prove that they did not do so because of a person’s age. Continue reading “Will the U.S. Supreme Court Protect the Rights of Older Workers?” »

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