The OFCCP Week in Review (WIR) is a simple, fast and direct summary of relevant happenings in the OFCCP regulatory environment, authored by experts John C. Fox and Candee Chambers. In today’s edition they discuss:
- An open commission meeting the EEOC held regarding age discrimination
Wednesday, June 14, 2017: EEOC Held Open Commission Meeting Regarding Age Discrimination
As a run-up to the 50-year anniversary of the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 (ADEA) to occur December 15, 2017, The EEOC held a one-day open meeting titled “The ADEA @ 50 – More Relevant Than Ever,” to hear advocates from the age community tell the four sitting Commissioners that age discrimination was still a problem and that age discrimination was indeed widespread. You can read the EEOC’s Press Release here summarizing the major conclusions speakers impressed upon the Commission.
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