Please answer the following 2 questions clearly and concisely. No plagiarism, and ensure all references are in APA format and cited properly. There is no word count, BUT answers MUST BE detailed.
1. Can an employer terminate older employees as a reduction in the employer’s workforce without violating the ADEA? If so, how can an employer avoid a violation of the ADEA in a layoff situation?
2. In reviewing a claim under the Equal Pay Act, do the courts require that the jobs in question be identical?