Age discrimination

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Age discrimination

Can my employer randomly select me for workforce reduction when I am within 2 years of retirement and also refuse to consider me for other posted internal jobs that I am qualified for?

Asked on June 3, 2009 under Employment Labor Law, Wisconsin

Answers:

B. B., Member, New Jersey Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 12 years ago | Contributor

I think you may have a valid age discrimination case here.  However, these cases get into a very deep level of factual detail fairly often, and you will need to discuss your situation in a lot more depth, with a qualified attorney in your area, for an accurate evaluation.  One place to find a lawyer is our website, http://attorneypages.com

Don't wait to act on this.  There are some time limitations that apply, and the sooner witnesses can be contacted and facts put together, the better.


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