Where was the EEOC and the AARP?

Why do the entities that are paid  to advocate for older Americans –  the EEOC and the AARP  –  do so little about problem of age discrimination in employment. The AARP and the EEOC were AWOL when the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in New York City a  ruled  that the overtly discriminatory Pathways Recent Graduates Program does not “offend” the Equal Justice Clause of the U.S . Constitution because it is rational and it serves a “legitimate” purpose. Neither the EEOC nor the AARP  expressed any concern when the Pathway’s Recent Graduates Program  was created in 2010 through an executive order signed by President Barack Obama.  His order created a back door exception to the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, which prohibits using age as a factor in hiring . So far, older workers have been barred from applying for  100,000 federal jobs – and counting Not…

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