Analysis

Maturing Workforce Puts Age Discrimination In The Spotlight

Law360, New York (March 27, 2017, 3:26 PM EDT) -- Americans are staying in the workforce longer, and with the number of Americans age 65 or older projected to more than double its 2015 level by 2060, experts say the stage is set for a rise in age discrimination complaints. Here, Law360 looks at how employers can stay ahead of the curve and out of plaintiffs' crosshairs.

Combined with what lawyers say is an all-too-frequent tendency to view age bias as less serious than discrimination based on race, sex or religion, the increase in the number of older workers could mean that unwary employers are in for a rude awakening while...

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