Workers Probably Can't Sue Over 'OK, Boomer'

By Kristin Wheaton and Christopher Maugans (January 31, 2020, 4:11 PM EST) -- U.S. Chief Justice John Roberts' recent hypothetical question during a U.S. Supreme Court oral argument has sparked an extensive debate as to whether generational comments in the workplace are actionable under age discrimination statutes. In particular, Justice Roberts asked if it is actionable when a younger hiring manager states "OK, Boomer" in reference to an older job applicant....

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