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Category Archives: Age Discrimination

How Do You Prove Age Discrimination in the Workplace?

 In California, employers are prevented from discriminating against employees or job applicants based on age. Under the Fair Employment and Housing Act, an employer with five or more employees may not discriminate against a person over 40 based on their Read More

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4 Women Accuse Former Boss of Age Discrimination

Four California women are suing a former employer, accusing the company of discriminating against them because of age. All of the women, who are over 40, spent more than 20 years working for a job training and placement group. While Read More

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California Woman Awarded $31 Million in Age Discrimination Lawsuit

It’s illegal for employers in California to discriminate against their employees because of their age. One company doing business in the state recently learned that age discrimination can have some very harsh consequences. The company, Danaher Corporation, was sued by Read More

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9th Circuit Allows Fired Garbageman to Pursue Claim of Age Discrimination

Earlier this month the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals sided with an aggrieved 58-year-old employee who claimed that he had been fired from his job as a Manhattan Beach garbageman – a position he had held for 32 years – Read More

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NLRB GC Says College Football Players Are ‘Employees’

In a January 2017 memo, National Labor Relations Board General Counsel Richard Griffin stated that “scholarship football players in Division I FBS private sector colleges and universities are employees under the [National Labor Relations Act], with the rights and protections Read More

Category: Age Discrimination, Pregnancy discrimination, Sexual Harassment, Uncategorized, wages

Understanding Age Discrimination

Even though the United States Supreme Court significantly weakened the Age Discrimination in Employment Act in 2009, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission still fields over 21,000 age discrimination complaints a year, a figure that has risen steadily over the past Read More

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Firing Older Workers Can Prove Costly for California Employers

California employers looking to cut labor costs may try to fire older, more experienced workers, who are generally paid more than younger, unskilled workers. This is not a responsible business practice. To the contrary, it is illegal age discrimination, and Read More

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