Age Discrimination in the Work Place
Whether out of desire or necessity, some Americans are working beyond the age of 65, the standard retirement benchmark. Federal legislation exists to protect older Americans’ right to work.
Age Discrimination Overview of the Laws
This site provides an overview of the Laws on Age Discrimination.
FAQ about Job Discrimination
Questions and answers about federal laws prohibiting job discrimination
Federal Laws Prohibiting Job Discrimination
This site provides questions and answers on federal laws prohibiting job discrimination.
Filing a Charge of Discrimination
If you believe that you have been discriminated against at work because of your race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age (40 or older), disability or genetic information, you can file a Charge of Discrimination.
How to Fight Job-Related Age Discrimination
In this world of corporate downsizing and Americans working beyond age 65, job-related age discrimination can occur in the workplace. However, federal law prohibits age discrimination against employees and wronged employees may have legal recourse. This site provides useful information on this issue.
How To File a Charge of Employment Discrimination
This explains how to file a charge of employment discrimination with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
Is It a Wrongful Termination or a Legal Firing?
Employers and employees need to have clear understandings of their rights in the workplace, both individually and in relation to each other. One area of evolving legal definition is an employer's rights in firing an employee and, conversely, an employee's rights to job protection under the law. What may have once been considered a legal firing may now be considered a wrongful termination of an employee.
The Equal Pay Act of 1963
The following is the text of the Equal Pay Act of 1963. The EPA, prohibits sex-based wage discrimination between men and women in the same establishment who perform jobs that require substantially equal skill, effort and responsibility under similar working conditions.
What Constitutes Sexual Harassment?
While (almost) everyone agrees such conduct is unacceptable, the legal struggle has been in defining what constitutes harassment. Learn more about this important issue.