Age Discrimination Exceptions

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What is Age Discrimination?

Age discrimination occurs when an employer treats you differently from other employees because of your age.

While age discrimination is illegal in the workplace due to the Age Discrimination Employment Act (ADEA), the ADEA does include several exceptions. If your employer does something that seems to be age discrimination, but the reasoning behind your employer’s actions is based on one of the following reasons, it might be difficult to win an age discrimination case.

What Are Some Exceptions to Age Discrimination Laws?

The following are several reasons that permit actions that might be considered age discrimination:

Should I Contact an Attorney?

As you can see, age discrimination laws are complex and filled with little nuances. Thus, it is best to contact an experienced attorney. An experienced employment law attorney can review your case and let you know what options are available to you if you feel you have been discriminated against due to your age.

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Last Modified: 10-02-2013 11:09 AM PDT

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