Jottings By An Employer's Lawyer

Wednesday, March 30, 2005

2nd Round of the Day to the Old Folks As Well

According to the AP, the elderly in the workforce, fresh off establishing a right to "adverse impact lite" under the ADEA, see my earlier comment here, pick up a trial court victory as well, Judge strikes down regulation on retiree health care. The ruling 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.

Update: The Eastern District of Pennsylvania (an impressive website) has now posted Judge Brody's decision in AARP v. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (E.D. Pa 3/30/05) [pdf]

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