U.S. Supreme Court Reminds Employers That Age Discrimination Claims Persist

September 2008
Employment Law Notes
In its recently ended term the Supreme Court issued an unprecedented number of decisions interpreting the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (“ADEA”), all but one of which generally favored employees. These cases serve as a reminder that age discrimination claims still present significant risks to employers and that care must be taken to avoid liability associated with employment decisions affecting members of the aging work force.