Policymakers should improve the federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and state FMLAs. They could extend the law to apply to employers with fewer than 50 employees.
Policymakers should require employers to provide employees with a reasonable amount of paid time off.
More than one in five Americans—about 53 million adults—are caregivers.
Federal and state governments should enact and strengthen policies to ensure workers have access to safe, high-quality, affordable care for children and other dependents in
The federal government, as well as almost all state governments, have laws against age discrimination.
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
Age discrimination can occur when employers treat employees or potential employees differently because of their age.
Federal and state laws should prohibit maximum hiring ages and mandatory retirement ages for all workers. This should include public-safety employees.