SCOTUS ruling extends reach of federal age-discrimination law
Expanding the reach of the federal law banning age discrimination in the workplace, the court unanimously ruled that state and local political subdivisions of any size must comply.
By Marcia Coyle|November 07, 2018 at 10:42 AM|The original version of this story was published on The National Law Journal
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The U.S. Supreme Court, expanding the reach of the federal law banning age discrimination in the workplace, unanimously ruled Tuesday that state and local political subdivisions of any size must comply.
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