West Headnote of the Day – November 4, 2009

November 4, 2009

West's Key 78 Civil Rights
West's Key 78II Employment Practices
West's Key 78k1199 Age Discrimination
West's Key 78k1206 k. Pensions, Retirement Plans, and Employee Benefits.

Nothing in Age Discrimination in Employment Act forbids employer to vary employee benefits according to cost to employer; and if, because older workers cost more, result of employer’s economizing efforts is disadvantageous to older workers, that is simply how the cookie crumbles.
Karlen v. City Colleges of Chicago, 837 F.2d 314 (7th Cir. 1988)

Suggested by Harry Steinberg; Lester Schwab Katz & Dwyer, LLP; New York, NY

78 Civil Rights