Mealey's Labor & Employment - 4th Circuit: Retirement Plan Rates Based On Age Constitute Age Discrimination

Mealey's Labor & Employment - 4th Circuit: Retirement Plan Rates Based On Age Constitute Age Discrimination

RICHMOND, Va. - A Baltimore County's employee retirement benefit plan violates the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) because the employee contribution rates were determined by age, the Fourth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruled March 31 (Equal Employment Opportunity Commission v. Baltimore County, et al., No. 13-1106, 4th Cir.; 2014 U.S. App. LEXIS 5902).

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