The Regulations follow a very similar structure to existing legislation concerning sex, race, and religion. They provide a broad justification defence and a wide range of exceptions which have been criticised for undermining the concept of discrimination law by providing too many compromises on what would otherwise be unlawful.
Significant issues addressed by the legislation include the provision of a national default retirement age set at 65 (to be retained for at least 5 years) and the ability for employees to request work beyond the retirement age following procedure in schedule 6 of the Regulations.
Employment Discrimination-Age Discrimination In Employment Act.(Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967)(Gross)(Case overview)
Dec 08, 2008; Originally published December 5, 2008 Keywords: employment discrimination, age discrimination, Employment Act, Gross v. FBL...
For whom the filing tolls - beware of hidden traps: time limitations and court supervision in class actions under the FLSA and the ADEA: plaintiff's counsel who make class allegations should cover themselves at the outset of the case by filing consents of the named plaintiffs with the complain.(Fair Labor Standards Act)(Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967)
Jan 01, 2002; Generally an attorney is justified in believing that any statutory time limitation on the filing of an action is tolled when the...