The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services is alleged to have violated federal law by denying hire to an older applicant and pushing an older employee to retire because of their ages.
Tag: age discrimination
A provision in a union contract limits the salary increases of teachers who are within ten years of retirement eligibility to no more than 6% above their previous year's salary, which prevents the school district from having to make contributions to the Teacher’s Retirement System.
More than 135 individuals testified that Season 52 managers inquired or commented about age.
“Private employers need to understand that mandatory retirement policies run afoul of the ADEA and will be met with challenge,” says Kenneth Bird, regional attorney for the EEOC’s Indianapolis District Office.
A staffing firm sent an email to the applicant telling him he would no longer be considered for a position because he was “born in 1945,” and “age will matter,” according to the EEOC.