Age Discrimination

The Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) of 1967 and California’s Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) protects employees over the age of 40 years from being discriminated in the workplace or when applying for open positions with an employer.

Who do the Anti-discrimination Laws Apply to?

  • ADEA: employees are protected under this law if they are over 40 years of age and work for an employer who employs 15 or more people
  • FEHA: employees are protected under this law if they are over 40 years of age and work for an employer who employs 5 or more people

Examples of Age Discrimination

Helpful Tip:

Document The Behavior

To help prove your case, it is important you document the discrimination (i.e save emails, memos, text messages, etc) and that you follow the reporting system within your company to report the illegal conduct. Of course there will be times when this is not possible, but remember the more evidence you have, the more it will help your case!

Seeking Justice – Your Next Steps

Do you know or think you have been discriminated against based on your age? Contact Employee Justice Legal Group today for a free consultation!

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