Can you prove age discrimination?

| Mar 4, 2014 | Firm News

To show that you have suffered age discrimination, you have to do more thanjust show that you are over 40. You must also demonstrate that someonespecifically targeted you for termination because of your age or that othersimilarly situated younger employees were being treated more favorably thatyou. You also have to have had a good understanding that the reason for yournegative treatment was related to your age, i.e. specific comments related toyour age or the benefits of youth etc. or specific instances where someone in asimilar job with similar qualifications and job responsibilities is treated morefavorably that you. If you believe that you are being discrimination againstbecause of your age, then you should seek the advice of an attorney as soonas possible to make sure that you are being protected. These claims are allvery fact and time sensitive and it is important that you get legal advice before proceeding.
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