Jonathan Crotty was quoted in the Westlaw Journal on the U.S. Supreme Court settling a split between lower circuit courts regarding the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA). The court concluded the law's protections extend to employees of small state and local government entities.
“Based on this decision, state and local government entities should analyze the potential impact of age on employment decisions, regardless of the size of the employer,” Jonathan said. He also noted the Supreme Court determined its conclusion was consistent with its previous guidance under Title VII, which is the part of federal law that prohibits employment discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, and national origin.
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