Employment Law

Succession Planning: Avoiding Age Discrimination Claims

, New York Law Journal


In their Employment Law column, Jeffrey S. Klein and Nicholas J. Pappas write that with 25 million Baby Boomers poised to leave the work force in the coming years, many employers are facing the need to plan for the loss of experienced employees. Although courts have long recognized the legitimate interest in succession planning, it should be undertaken with an eye toward potential legal issues.

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Originally appeared in print as Succession Planning in Compliance With Age Discrimination Act

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