This article explores the effects on older workers and job applicants caused by proposed and existing policies of big-box retailers to require physical activities in job descriptions for the purpose of lowering health-care costs. The effects of ADEA decisions and the concepts of disparate treatment, disparate impact, and business necessity frame the discussion of how older workers will be affected.
Myers, Michael J.
"Wal-Mart, Shopko Cart Gathering: A Case for Smith v. City of Jackson ADEA Disparate Impact? ,"
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