More than 100 former employees of the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory say they were targeted because of their age during recent layoffs. And recent media reports say discrimination claims are rising as more people lose their jobs. But layoffs pose challenges for older workers even when they’re not victims of discrimination. We talk with experts about older workers in the modern job market.
Marcie Pitt-Catsouphe, director of the Sloan Center on Aging and Work at Boston College
Linda Seaver, spokesperson for the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Marian Barraza, former worker at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, currently unemployed
Brad Yamauchi, partner at Minami Tamaki LLP specializing in civil litigation
Tom McInerney, partner at Ogletree Deakins, a national labor and employment specialty law firm