Read the Beforeitsnews.com story here. Advertise at Before It's News here.
Profile image
Story Views
Now:
Last Hour:
Last 24 Hours:
Total:

Signs You Have Been Age Discriminated Against at the Workplace

% of readers think this story is Fact. Add your two cents.



Signs you have been Age Discriminated Against at the Workplace

 

When Lisa tried to get a job in publishing after 18 years of spending her life taking care of her family, raising her daughter, she was consistently rejected by publishing houses that were not ready to hire a 40-plus employee in their firm. During her job search, she ended up meeting a 26-year-old tattoo artist, Josh, in a bar, who thought physically fit and beautiful Lisa to be about the same age as himself. This made Lisa’s best friend come up with an idea to give Lisa a makeover to pass her off as a 26-year-old.

What was the result? Lisa ended up getting her dream job as an assistant at a leading publishing firm, Empirical Press, and a disturbingly hot 26-year-old boyfriend, Josh, which dramatically changed her life. Although this a fictional scenario taken from Younger, a 2015 American television series on TV Land, based on the Pamela Redmond Satran novel of the same name, reality is not very different, given that age discrimination is common in America.

Applicants above the age of 40 are consistently rejected by recruiters. The worst part is that not everyone can dress themselves to look young and fit into the millennial group to get a job.

Grey Ceiling: A Shameful Term Prevailing in the US

Did you know that there is a term common in workplaces to refer age discrimination faced by many older employees and job seekers? It is called Grey Ceiling.

An employment lawyer at The Law Offices Texas Discrimination Attorney, a leading firm of age discrimination attorneys in Austin & Houston, Texas, age discrimination can lead an employer to make an employee feel miserable because of their age. The employer might make personal comments on their productivity or resort to name calling, which, in the worst scenario, could force the employee to quit the job, which might have been the actual intention of the employer. However, such discrimination is prohibited under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) TX.

Leading employment lawyers in Austin & Houston, Texas, suggest that employees should take note of any personal or “funny” comments made on their age and contact an experienced attorney to file a charge of discrimination with the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) or the state agency.

Here are some signs that you should look for to collect evidence to file an age discrimination claim.

Signs You have been Age Discriminated

  1. Use of biased comments: Old man and grandma are some of the names both co-workers and employers used to address their older co-workers. Document it with the date, time and names of the people who used such names.
  2.  
  3. Comparison against younger employees: “Look how Peter is doing. Why can’t you achieve the same in a day?” Comparison to younger employees is also categorized as age discrimination.
  4.  
  5. Not given a deserved promotion: You have been working hard for a promotion for so long. But it is awarded to a younger employee who is less qualified than you. The reason could be your age.
  6.  
  7. Victimized: Other than promotions, if you are kept away from the best assignments, key meetings, revenue generating clients and office infrastructure, it can be a sign of age-based discrimination.

Employment lawyers in Austin & Houston, Texas, recommend that victims of age discrimination should collect evidence before filing charges against employers, to ensure the best results.

 

 

Before It’s News® is a community of individuals who report on what’s going on around them, from all around the world.

Anyone can join.
Anyone can contribute.
Anyone can become informed about their world.

"United We Stand" Click Here To Create Your Personal Citizen Journalist Account Today, Be Sure To Invite Your Friends.

Please Help Support BeforeitsNews by trying our Natural Health Products below!


Order by Phone at 888-809-8385 or online at https://mitocopper.com

Order by Phone at 888-809-8385 or online at https://www.herbanomic.com


Get our Free Ebook, "Suppressed Health Secrets"  with  Natural Cures THEY don't want you to know!

Humic & Fulvic Trace Minerals Complex - Nature's most important supplement! Vivid Dreams again!

Ultimate Clinical Potency Curcumin - Natural pain relief, reduce inflammation and so much more.

MitoCopper - Bioavailable Copper destroys pathogens and gives you more energy. (See Blood Video)
Oxy Powder - Natural Colon Cleanser!  Cleans out toxic buildup with oxygen! 
Organic Hemp Extract (CBD) - Full Spectrum high CBD (3300mg) hemp extract eases stiff joints, relieves stress and more!
Nascent Iodine - Promotes detoxification, mental focus and thyroid health.
Smart Meter Cover -  Reduces Smart Meter radiation by 96%!  (See Video)

Immusist Beverage Concentrate - Proprietary blend, formulated to reduce inflammation while hydrating and oxygenating the cells.

Report abuse
Loading...
    Loading...

    Comments

    Your Comments
    Question   Razz  Sad   Evil  Exclaim  Smile  Redface  Biggrin  Surprised  Eek   Confused   Cool  LOL   Mad   Twisted  Rolleyes   Wink  Idea  Arrow  Neutral  Cry   Mr. Green

    MOST RECENT
    Load more ...

    SignUp

    Login

    Newsletter

    Email this story
    Email this story

    If you really want to ban this commenter, please write down the reason:

    If you really want to disable all recommended stories, click on OK button. After that, you will be redirect to your options page.