Employee Relations in the State of Estates Firm

State of Estates is a national estate planning firm with 2,500 employees in eight states. Discuss the purpose of knowledge sharing and training the junior members of the firm on topics related to employee relations.

The firm is keen on eliminating any known type of discrimination, including discrimination on the basis of age, sex, and disabilities, to name a few. Research 3 relevant real-life court cases on age discrimination. Demonstrate how to train the employees on the following topics:

  • an overview of the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA);
  • the concept of “Bona fide occupational qualification (BFOQ)” and how it applies to age;
  • ways State Estates can minimize liability for age discrimination in their employment practices.

Give examples of how this concept has been applied to employment situations involving the age of the employee.