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The "old folks" win twice in Smith v. City of Jackson

Mike Fox reports that the elderly in the work force picked up a second trial victory yesterday. One result of Smith v. City of Jackson, in Fox's words, "blocks the EEOC from going forward with a proposed regulation that would have allowed employers to differ medical benefits to retirees based on whether or not the former employee was eligible for Medicare."

Related links:

Mike Fox: "Supreme Court -- 'Adverse Impact Lite' Theory Available Under the ADEA"

Tony Mauro: "Supreme Court Widens Age Discrimination Protections"

Posted by Laurel Newby on March 31, 2005 at 12:57 PM | Permalink | TrackBack (0)

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