Should the ADEA protect against age discrimination, regardless of age? Explain
Reverse Age Discrimination? Being young is cool, but younger workers may get cold treatment in the workplace. Younger workers often seem to take the brunt of layoffs. Recently, the unemployment rate for those between the ages of 25 and 34 was 9.6 percent as compared with 6.5 percent for those 55 or older. Fear of ADEA lawsuits may be one reason companies use seniority to determine who will be retained in a reduction in force. Question Should the ADEA protect against age discrimination, regardless of age? Explain.