Federal and state lawmakers should ensure that laws against age discrimination offer safeguards parallel to those afforded other protected classes.
Policymakers should remedy the current inequitable and inconsistent tax treatment of damages awards.
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission should develop and issue guidance on what constitutes multiple discrimination and incorporate this idea into its procedures for i
Federal and state laws should prohibit maximum hiring ages and mandatory retirement ages for all workers. This should include public-safety employees.
Policymakers should strengthen regulations to prohibit inquiries about age and date of birth in job applications.
Policymakers should protect the rights of older workers and workers with disabilities to receive fair and nondiscriminatory benefits.
Employers should use voluntary, nondiscriminatory exit and ERIs for employees of all ages.
Deficit-reduction efforts should avoid cuts in programs that serve low- and moderate-income populations.
States should not tie essential spending programs to unstable revenue sources.
Policymakers should use regulatory and legislative measures to prohibit discrimination against the following groups of workers: