Articles Posted in Age

2018-07-26 12 18 12 "Welcome to New Jersey" sign along southbound New Jersey State Route 284 just after entering Wantage Township, Sussex County, New Jersey from Minisink, Orange County, New York

Famartin, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons

Earlier this week, Governor Phil Murphy announced that he had signed A681 into law, which expands the scope of the Law Against Discrimination (LAD) — already one of the most comprehensive anti-discrimination laws in the country — by providing protections against age discrimination by employers.

Hey, I’m not complaining. Changes like these will help pay to put my kids through college. But let’s see what this latest amendment is all about. Continue reading

Over the weekend, I read this Sixth Circuit decision about a litigant who claimed that an employer discriminated against him based on his age in violation of the Age Discrimination in Employment Act.

But this was not your ordinary age bias case. Continue reading

patient-3793490_640

Image by mohamed Hassan from Pixabay

If I’m taking the plaintiff’s deposition, and I hear these words escape his lips when describing the termination meeting with this supervisor, well, I’m not sure how I would go about maintaining my poker face. Continue reading

Posted in:
Updated:

About a week or so ago, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission reminded employers that federal anti-discrimination law does not require that businesses accommodate older workers due to their age if, for example, they need help returning to work. I wrote about that here.

But, here’s the thing. Continue reading

“Doing What’s Right – Not Just What’s Legal”
Contact Information