What Is Age Discrimination ?
Age discrimination is an act where a person is rejected employment, refused a promotion or terminated from the existing job because of the age. Age discrimination is a punishable offence under the Equal Employment Opportunity Act. The law applies to all people who are above the age of 40. Age discrimination does not give regard to skills and competency. More...
How To Prove Damages For Age Discrimination ?
There are two laws that govern the act of age discrimination. The Equal Employment Opportunity Act (EEOA) and Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 (ADEA). These two acts condemn the act of discriminating a person based on age and not giving an opportunity to be employed, promoted or terminating. Any person who is 40 years and older and is an employee of a company that has more than 20 employees is covered under the act. More...
What Constitutes Age Discrimination ?
Age discrimination means treating a prospective or current employee in a degrading manner and finding them ineligible for the job just because of their age. The Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) prohibits denying rights of employment, promotion or termination to an employee or prospective employee based on the person's age. The act is primarily for individuals who are 40 and above. At the same time, it is not correct for an employer to prefer someone over 40 compared to a younger one. More...