The Lamberton Law Blog

Pittsburgh employment lawyer Charles A. Lamberton

Another release bites the dust
May 26, 2014
By: Charles Lamberton

This is the image I have in mind every time an H.R. person, corporate counsel or defense lawyer learns that a Release they drafted fails to comply with the requirements of the Older Workers Benefits Protection Act (“OWBPA”). OWBPA is an amendment to the Age Discrimination in Employment Act. It mandates that employers provide important […]

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When times are hard, older workers get hit the hardest
November 7, 2012
By: Charles Lamberton

A recent report from the Government Accountability Office has found that once unemployed, it takes older job seekers significantly longer to find new work. Since the recession started, the median length of unemployment has more than tripled for older workers, increasing at a greater rate than that of younger workers. Prior to the recession, the median duration of […]

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