Enacted in 1967, the ADEA promotes the employment of older workers on the basis of their ability and skill, rather than age. The act also prevents agist discrimination in the workplace, addressing issues that arise with an aging workforce. This effectively encompasses all privilege of employment, including compensation and benefits. ADEA applies to employment agencies and labor organizations as well. Furthermore, it is illegal to retaliate against individuals for opposing employment practices that demonstrate discrimination based on age.
Other laws that strictly prohibit workplace discrimination and effectively protect employees include:
In order to prove age discrimination in your workplace, your legal representatives must prove that you are 40 years or older, adversely affected by the employment action in question, and that your employer took said action because of your age. An employer is liable for the discriminatory acts of their employees if:
Examples of actionable age discrimination may include (but are not limited to):
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