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The Age Discrimination in Employment Act

The age discrimination in employment act is found in federal law and prohibits just as it says discrimination in employment in the terms and conditions of employment in White Plains, NY, on the basis of age, and the age that is the bottom level of the protected class is 40 years of age and again it applies to employers in this case who have 20 or more employees. It’s slightly different from other anti discrimination statutes. The supreme court of the United States most recently has decided a case that is making it more difficult for employees to prove claims of age discrimination because the court is requiring now that the proof be and that the adverse employment decision with going forward. For example, termination was made because of age rather than the age and with a factor among many factors in making the employment decision.

This informational blog post was provided by Jane Gould, an experienced White Plains, New York Employment Attorney.

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