The lawsuit says the so-called “incentive” Yale offers for participating in the wellness program are in fact a “penalty” that violates non-participants’ right, and it notes that the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) withdrew the incentive portions of its wellness program rules.
As Chair, Dhillon will continue to ensure policies are enforced to enable older individuals to work as long as they want and to prevent age discriminatory retirement programs and policies.
The action is in response to a federal court decision vacating the incentive portions of the rules.
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.
The agency has alleged violations of the ADEA against Norfolk Southern and Llanerch Country Club in two new lawsuits.
The agency is accusing an internet-based auto parts seller of violating federal law when it refused to hire a 64-year-old job applicant.
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.
The agency accuses the system of passing over a 53-year-old with 25 years’ experience to hire a 23-year-old with less than two years’ experience.
A report by the EEOC Acting Chair says age discrimination can thwart employees’ plans to work longer and could affect retirement plan drawdown strategies.
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.
EEOC says Montrose Memorial Hospital fired or forced 29 workers ages 40 and older to resign
The agency says a receptionist was fired four days after her 65th birthday due to a company policy that mandated retirement at age 65.
The EEOC's district director in Chicago, says, "Our investigation revealed Mr. Rascher was fully cleared to return to work, but that S&C insisted he 'retire' instead."
The district court had previously ruled against the plaintiffs’ motion for a preliminary injunction, finding AARP did not prove irreparable harm to its members was likely; yet in the end AARP has prevailed in its challenge.