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Lander & Rogers | Australia | 3 Apr 2019

How to nurture an ageing workforce

Ageism is one of the most reported types of discriminatory behaviour. According to the Australian Human Rights Commission, more than one-quarter of


Proskauer Rose LLP | USA | 3 Apr 2019

U.S. Court Holds No Foreign Law Exception to the ADEA and Title VII in GM Bias Case

On January 30, 2018, Shawn Wang (“Plaintiff”), filed suit against GM (China) Investment Co., Ltd. (“GMCIC”) and General Motors (collectively


Constangy Brooks Smith & Prophete LLP | USA | 29 Mar 2019

Do arbitration agreements have to comply with the OWBPA?

I can't imagine why they would. In 2014, I blogged that IBM Corporation had made a conscious decision in its separation agreements to quit including


Vinson & Elkins LLP | USA | 28 Mar 2019

The Big Uneasy (Part 3): When is a Release not a Release?

Much to the surprise of many business managers, a terminated employee who has been paid a severance may still sue for age discrimination after


Arthur Cox | United Kingdom | 11 Mar 2019

The age old question - When is there age discrimination?

Employers and courts alike continue to be vexed by issues relating to age as a ground of discrimination. This is not surprising given culturally


FisherBroyles LLP | USA | 6 Mar 2019

Waddya Think? Is The Word “Elderly” Offensive and Ageist?

Yes, says a University of Chicago neurologist, who notes that the word “elderly” as used by doctors is “nearly meaningless in an era when over-65s


Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP | USA | 5 Mar 2019

Employer’s good faith offer to reinstate employee as part of settlement negotiations in exchange for dismissing a lawsuit is not considered retaliation

In a recent case, Bresler v. Rock, 2018-Ohio-5138, an employee incongruously argued that an employer’s offer to reinstate his employment in exchange


Baines Wilson Solicitors | United Kingdom | 1 Mar 2019

Too old to type?

Eileen Jolly has become the oldest person to win an age discrimination case. She successfully sued her former employer for unfair dismissal on the


Dentons | United Kingdom | 28 Feb 2019

Age discrimination: hitting the headlines

Age discrimination has featured in the news multiple times this month. Acas published new guidance on age discrimination at work, and an 88-year-old


Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP | United Kingdom | 12 Feb 2019

New guidance on employment law - February 2019

From 6 April 2019, employers will have to provide all workers with an itemised payslip, and additional information must be provided for workers whose

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