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We employment lawyers tend to be sensitive folk, but I never considered birthday parties as a source of litigation until now.
Karen Michael, a Virginia employment lawyer, reports on recent lawsuits relating to workplace birthday celebrations, including (1) a worker who claimed age discrimination relating to her co-workers teasing her about her age at her 50th birthday party, and (2) two EEOC suits on behalf of Jehovah’s Witness followers who felt that celebrating birthdays was a “sin.” 90 more words
As life expectancy in the U.S. increases each year, so too does the need for aging individuals to plan for this extended existence increase in importance. 1,224 more words
Citing “privacy” concerns, IBM has stopped disclosing Older Worker Benefit Protection Act (OWBPA) information identifying job titles and ages of those being separated and retained during recent layoffs, according to published reports by Bloomberg. 138 more words