“Employers Struggle to Anticipate When Workers Will Retire”
In an article published on Dec. 13, 2018 in HR Dive, Matt Gomes, a partner at Weinberg Wheeler Hudgins Gunn & Dial, provides legal expertise on the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA). He discusses the aging workforce and how employers should ensure their practices fall within the boundaries of the ADEA. Gomes advises employers to avoid bias in their hiring practices, performance reviews and day-to-day language. “Managers sometimes use language that, outside of the workplace, wouldn’t raise an eyebrow,” says Gomes, citing adages like “you can’t teach an old dog new tricks” and phrases like “new blood.” For the full article, you may click here.