The ADEA and Its Exemptions on the Mandatory Retirement Provisions for Firefighters

Review of PUBLIC PERSONNEL ADMINISTRATION, 1995

12 Pages Posted: 7 Mar 2015

Date Written: 1995

Abstract

This article reviews the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) and how the expiration of its exemption on the mandatory retirement provisions for firefighters is likely to affect the retirement patterns of a large midwestern urban fire department. The implementation of health and fitness tests for all firefighters is also addressed.

Keywords: mandatory retirement for firefighters, health and fitness testing, ADEA, fitness tests

Suggested Citation

Pynes, Joan E., The ADEA and Its Exemptions on the Mandatory Retirement Provisions for Firefighters (1995). Review of PUBLIC PERSONNEL ADMINISTRATION, 1995. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2574205

Joan E. Pynes (Contact Author)

University of South Florida ( email )

Tampa, FL 33620
United States

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