If you believe you are a victim of age discrimination at the workplace, call us at 888-762-0297 to discuss your case.
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We represent clients in the state of California.
What qualifies as age discrimination?
In California, age discrimination involves unfavorable treatment of a job applicant or employee over 40 because of their older age. Preferring an older employee over a younger one does not constitute age discrimination in California.
Age discrimination in the workplace
Age discrimination can occur at almost any stage of employment, including:
Promotions and demotions
Compensation and benefits
It can also take place during the regular course of employment in the form of age-related harassment.
What are signs of age discrimination?
Identifying age discrimination can be difficult, but the following are some signs to watch out for:
You hear comments about your older age from management or coworkers
An employer is only hiring younger individuals without a valid reason
Your employer passes you over for a deserved promotion in favor of someone younger
You receive less challenging or lower-stakes work assignments
Your employer leaves you out or isolates you from meetings, decisions, or other work-related matters
Your employer begins to question you about when you will retire or pressures you to consider retirement
There is a pattern of your employer laying off older workers
Your employer claims they eliminated your job title and position and hires someone younger with a different title but the same responsibilities
Your performance reviews have become less favorable
Your employer holds you to a different standard than younger employees with similar positions