Employment Law

age discrimination

Age Discrimination: What You Need to Know

There are several factors to consider when deciding an individual for employment. But certain characteristics of an individual should have no bearing on their employability. However, employers often make hiring and firing decisions based on such characteristics. Sometimes this occurs consciously. On the other hand, it most commonly occurs with no knowledge of state[...]


How to Avoid an $11M Age Discrimination Lawsuit

The Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) has been the law of the land since 1967.  However, whether willfully or not, company's like Google continue to get sued for allegedly discriminating towards persons over the age of 40.  In a recent case  Heath v. Google LLC, No. 15-cv-01824 (N.D. California July 19, 2019), Google settled an age discrimina[...]