Short for the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the ADEA is a federal law that prohibits discrimination on the basis of age for workers over the age of forty. Only employers with more than twenty employees are required to comply with the ADEA.
ADEA is a broad-based law that prohibits discriminatory practices in employment based on age. In relation to benefit plans, ADEA requires that active employees who are over the age of 65 be treated in the same manner as other active employees under the plan.
is the Age Discrimination in Employment Act. The ADEA is a federal law prohibiting discrimination on the basis of age for workers over the age of forty (40) who are employed in a company with greater than twenty (20) employees. The Iowa Civil Rights Act is the corresponding state law protecting older Iowans from similar discrimination.