Workers over age 40 form a strong backbone in today’s workforce. Sometimes, however, employers rely on baseless assumptions and unfounded stereotypes to deny older workers a fair shot in their careers. Federal and state law prohibits such discrimination.
Age discrimination is an unfortunately prevalent reality in the workplace. If you are age 40 or older and have been treated unfairly because of your age, it is important to protect your rights by taking swift action. Short deadlines may limit your ability to seek legal recourse if you wait too long.
Age discrimination can take many forms. Common types of age discrimination include:
If you have experienced any of these adverse employment actions, know that you have rights. Don’t quit your job or fail to act out of fear of retaliation. Instead, consult with an employment lawyer.
We can guide you through the various steps for internal and administrative reporting. If your case proceeds to court, we will be strong and zealous advocates for your rights.
Short deadlines apply, so don’t let your rights slip away by waiting too long. You may be entitled to damages — in some cases, even substantial punitive damages.
At The Cartwright Law Firm, Inc., our Attorneys are passionate about righting injustices and standing up for hardworking, everyday people like you. We only represent employees — not employers. For more than 60 years, our firm has helped underdogs attain compensation for the harm they have suffered.
Call us at 415-433-0444 for a free consultation and case evaluation. We represent employees in San Francisco and across the state.