Unfortunately, Americans still seem undecided about the unique value older workers can contribute to the workplace. While some stereotypes of older workers may be justified, many people are living longer and are able to keep making highly valuable contributions to the workforce and their professions long beyond current, mandatory retirement ages. Yet the tendency […]
If the company hands you a severance agreement and you think you’ve been targeted for layoff due to your age, contact an employment lawyer. They might be able to negotiate a better severance package for you. Plus you might be giving up rights that you don’t need to sign away. Always read and understand […]
Employment Discrimination laws seek to prevent discrimination based on race, sex, religion, national origin, physical disability, and age by employers. A growing body of law also seeks to prevent employment discrimination based on sexual orientation. Discriminatory practices include bias in hiring, promotion, job assignment, termination, compensation, retaliation, and various types of harassment.