Changing Demographics

February 25, 2013 – In The News
Business Insurance

Many labor and employment attorneys believe the rising age of baby boomers will cause an increase in age discrimination claims.

Jeffrey D. Polsky said: "The workforce is obviously aging, and when an older employee leaves the workforce, more often than not they're going to be replaced by somebody younger." He added that employers "need to be sure they can link to a legitimate, nondiscriminatory reason why a particular employee wasn’t meeting their expectations.”