It is unlawful in California for an employer to harass or discriminate against employees who are of 40 years of age or older. Age discrimination occurs when an employee or job applicant over the age of 40 receives less favorable treatment due to their age. In many cases, the law prohibits employers in California from engaging in age discrimination.
Age-based discrimination can take many forms. Common examples include:
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