Category Archives: Age Discrimination

New York Appellate Judges Sue Over Forced Retirements

In September, the Office of Court Administration’s (OCA) administrative board declined to recertify 46 judges older than 70 in a bid to cut the judiciary budget by 10 percent. The move was in response to New York State’s COVID-19-induced budget deficit. Now, five appellate judges slated to lose their jobs on Dec. 31 have filed […]

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EEOC Finds Pattern of Age Discrimination at IBM

After a lengthy investigation, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has found that IBM engaged in systematic age discrimination by directing managers to replace older employees with younger workers. The EEOC finding, contained in a determination letter sent to a group of ex-employees who filed complaints, could open the door to federal and private […]

Lipsky Lowe, LLP discusses whether or not the popular meme "Ok, Boomer" is ageist.

Is the “OK, Boomer” Meme Ageist?

The OK, Boomer meme has become a popular rant for younger generations (Millennials, Generation X, Generation Y) to blame contemporary social ills, economic uncertainty, and even climate change on the Baby Boomer generation. The meme, which emanated on the heavily censored social media site “TikTok,” may seem like harmless name-calling. In the workplace, however, an […]

Lipsky Lowe, LLP discusses the best ways to prove age discrimination in the workplace.

How to Prove Age Discrimination

As the workforce grows older, more employees will experience age discrimination. If you have been denied employment due to your age, have been passed up for a promotion in favor of a younger worker, or have been subjected to unwanted comments and harassment, you may have a valid age discrimination claim. The best way to […]

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