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Age discrimination on the job is treating an employee unfairly because he or she is 40 or older. Age discrimination can affect any aspect of employment, including hiring, firing, promotions, benefits,... more
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How Many Employees Work for Your Employer? Are You 40 or Over?. An employer must have 20 or more employees before it is covered by the ADEA. Age discrimination at an employer with fewer than 20... more
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Rule 1: Knowing and Voluntary. Federal law says that an employee can waive his age discrimination claim only if he does so knowingly and voluntarily. This means, at the outset, that the agreement... more
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Age Discrimination in General. The federal Age Discrimination in Employment Act [“ADEA”] makes it unlawful for an employer to fire, refuse to hire, or “otherwise discriminate” against someone... more
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How Old is "Legally" Old? While many might recognize that business cannot use age as a criterion for employment decisions, including hiring, promotion, discipline or termination, the federal and... more
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