Age Discrimination And Harassment Attorneys
Margie was hired for the content marketing team after being out of the workplace for more than 25 years to raise her family. Already in her 50s when she began her employment, she was valued for her maturity, her enthusiasm and her work ethic. After several years of excellent annual reviews, she applied for a new supervisor position, but was denied an interview. She was told, “It’s a management-track job. You don’t have enough years left before retirement.”
At Hennig, Ruiz & Singh in Los Angeles, our employment litigation lawyers believe that a person’s age should not affect their workplace opportunities. Under federal and California law, the law protects people over the age of 40, and makes many types of negative treatment of that person because of their age unlawful. Markers of age discrimination and harassment can include when an employer states that a person is “too old” or “too slow” for job, or a company wants “fresh blood.”
Our age discrimination attorneys have represented numerous clients who were victims of workplace age harassment and discrimination. If you believe that you are or have been subjected to age harassment or discrimination, you should document it and follow your employer’s internal policies or procedures for making a complaint. A record of harassing or discriminatory treatment and documentation of complaints are key evidence in any claim for harassment or discrimination. If you believe that you may have been subjected to age harassment or discrimination, you should contact our Los Angeles law offices for a free consultation.
Like other forms of harassment, age harassment generally occurs when an employer creates or knowingly allows the existence of a hostile, offensive, abusive or intimidating work environment that harms an employee’s ability to work. In the case of age harassment, this negative treatment is because of the employee’s age if he or she is over 40.
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