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EEOC Issues Final Rule on Reasonable Factors Other Than Age Under the ADEA

Inside Counsel
May 21, 2012, Wendy K. Voss and Lindsay O. Clizbe

On March 30, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) published its final rule, meant to clarify the “reasonable factors other than age” (RFOA) defense available under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) (foreshadowed by InsideCounsel). The clarification, however, invites more questions, as it imposes a highly fact-intensive analysis that does little to assist employers in complying with the ADEA.

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