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