Age Discrimination Attorneys in California | Employment Rights Law Firm

Apr 8, 2021
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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:

  • Refusing to hire older workers, despite being equally or more qualified than other candidates
  • Refusing to promote existing employees because of their age
  • Firing employees once they reach a certain age
  • Frequent and severe age-related harassment in the workplace

If you believe your rights as an employee in California have been violated, call us at (858) 365-9722 or contact us online for a free consultation and comprehensive case evaluation.