Defined-contribution plan account holders should have to obtain written spousal consent to take payment from the account in a form other than a joint-and-survivor annuity.
Public and private employers should provide more flexible work options.
Public and private employers should offer phased-retirement programs and retiree reemployment programs that encourage employees to stay in the workforce beyond the time they
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.
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
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.