Age-based discrimination in the workplace is not uncommon and can occur in many different ways. Often, employees are passed up for promotions, suffer unwarranted comments and harassment, or are denied employment due to their age – but it does not stop there. Regardless of the tactics used to discriminate, there are laws protecting employees from […]
Do you need to know more about age discrimination laws? We put together any facts about age discrimination that you may need to know for a legal case.
Age discrimination occurs all too often across Florida and the United States. However, employees are seeking justice for these unlawful acts — holding employers accountable for their actions — from small businesses all the way up to large corporations. The technology giant IBM is being sued for alleged age discrimination in a recent filing of […]
Discrimination can take many forms today in the workplace. Employers are still motivated by the age of an employee when making employment decisions in spite of decades of well-settled law and the numerous regulations set forth by the EEOC, the federal agency charged with enforcement of the age discrimination act. Some institutions actively seek out […]
Age discrimination not only harms careers and affects families, but it is also illegal and should not be tolerated. If you or someone you know is the victim of age-based discrimination, you should know there are statutes of limitations for filing a claim. It is crucial to contact an employment and labor law attorney as […]
Recently, it was reported that nine veteran NFL security personnel have decided to file a lawsuit against the league citing age discrimination. The men, who happen to be in their 60’s and 70’s, claim the NFL laid them off without justification and subsequently replaced them with a much younger staff. The men, who held independent […]
Age-discrimination is not uncommon and can occur whether a person is already employed by a company or is interviewing for a job. The Age Discrimination Employment Act (ADEA) was enacted in 1967 prohibiting employment discrimination against persons 40 years of age or older. Here are some examples of age discrimination and what you can do […]
Forty is the new 30, right? Not when it comes to hiring and firing. The Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) makes it illegal to fire or refuse to hire anyone 40 and over. Think it can’t happen to you or it’s something that only happens to people who are 65 and up? According to […]