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Chris Heaton 5/10/2009 Business Law II Case Study 3 KENTUCKY RETIREMENT SYSTEMS et al. v . EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION FACTS Kentucky permits “hazardous position” workers such as police, to be paid retirement benefits if the employee has either worked 20 years, or worked 5 years and reached the age of 55. The Kentucky plan would also pay disability benefits if the employee meets certain conditions. Under than retirement benefits are calculated by years of service. For disability benefits they calculate the total amount of years that the employee would have been able to keep working, adding no more than the years that an employee had previously worked. A man named Charles Lickteig continued to work after becoming eligible for retirement at age 55, and then he became disabled and retired at age 61. He filed an age discrimination suit against Kentucky Retirement Systems because with his disability claim they added on only the years he had previously worked, without
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adding any additional years. The lawsuit claimed that age discrimination did in fact
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This note was uploaded on 11/03/2009 for the course BIO 102 taught by Professor Carpenter during the Spring '08 term at Alaska Anch.

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