Yale Sued Over Wellness Program ‘Penalty’

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.

EEOC Sues Employer Over Forced Retirement Policy

“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.