As Baby Boomers age, their employment becomes more precarious. What makes this even tougher for Boomers are their finances after paying exorbitant college tuition bills for their children (for those that can even afford it) and and less than optimal savings. Accordingly, Boomers must work longer to have a decent semblance of retirement.
A significant age discrimination verdict against defense contractor Lockheed Martin in New Jersey federal court this past January illustrates what companies will do in order to justify terminating older employees. Here is a description of what happened to the older Lockheed employee and why the jury didn't buy Lockheed's story. http://www.njlawjournal.com/id=%201202783664315
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