State Lawmakers, Experts Join AARP NY to Talk Solutions for Combatting Age Discrimination

By AARP NY | February 18, 2022

WHAT: Key New York State legislators and age discrimination experts join AARP New York to discuss achievable legislative and policy solutions to combat ageism and age discrimination. The virtual event will include instant polling of participants about their job-related age discrimination experiences and policy preferences.

WHEN: Tuesday, February 22, 2022, 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.


WHO: Senator Liz Krueger

Senator Rachel May

Senator Alessandra Biaggi

Assemblyman Ron Kim

Greg Olsen, Acting Director, New York State Office for the Aging

Beth Finkel, AARP New York State Director

Reggie Nance, Associate State Director, AARP New York

Kristen McManus, Associate State Director, AARP New York

Cathy Ventrell-Monsees, age discrimination expert & co-author of “Age Discrimination Litigation”

WHY: 78% of workers 50 and over report they’ve seen or experienced age discrimination in the workplace – and age discrimination against Americans age 50 and over robbed the U.S. economy of $850 billion in 2018 alone.