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Age Discrimination in Employment Legal Guide

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Comply with the ADEA

People who are age 40 or older are protected against age discrimination by the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA). Whether you are hiring, firing, training, or providing a job assignment you need to comply with the ADEA to reduce your risk of an age discrimination lawsuit. Our legal guide will help you understand your obligations, what not to do, and more.

Why do I need this legal guide?

  • Is it okay to ask applicants their age?

    Learn what the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) says about this.

  • Can you impose a mandatory retirement age?

    Understand the ADEA’s strict limits on such a policy.

  • Separation agreements, what do I need to know?

    Learn what must be included in a “release of all claims” or separation agreement with an employee who is 40 or older.

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