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Category Archives: Age Discrimination

No to Ageism

Employee Claims He Was Fired Because Of Age After Being Told Someone From His “Era” Lacked The Skills

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having represented age discrimination victims for more than twenty years, our Citrus County, Florida age discrimination lawyers know that employers often fail to provide older workers with the training they need to meet performance expectations—even when the training is requested. Having failed to provide them with the necessary training, employers then terminate older employees… Read More »

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Employee Claims He Was Demoted Because Of Age Where Manager Said “We Need Younger Blood”

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having litigated age discrimination cases for more than two decades, our Alachua County, Florida age discrimination lawyers know that older workers continue to face significant obstacles in their efforts to retain employment. Unfortunately, many employers seek to push out older employees by targeting them for demotion in hopes that they will quit. In this… Read More »

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Employer Denies Worker Was Fired Because Of Age Since Derogatory Age Remarks Were Just “Jokes”

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having represented employees discriminated against on the basis of age for more than two decades, our Alachua County, Florida age discrimination lawyers know that older workers are often subjected to derogatory age remarks by younger management employees.  In Graefenhain v. Pabst Brewing Co., 827 F.3d 13 (7th Cir. 1987), the U.S. Seventh Circuit Court… Read More »

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Employee Claims She Was Fired Because Of Age Where Supervisors Said They Wanted To Get Rid Of “Old” Employees

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having represented victims of age discrimination for more than twenty years, our Ocala, Florida age discrimination attorneys know that older workers continue to face significant obstacles in their efforts to retain employment. In many cases, employers systematically target older workers for elimination, either by incrementally eliminating their job duties, demoting them with hopes they… Read More »

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Court Finds Evidence Of Age Discrimination Where Employer Was “Looking For A More Youthful Approach”

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having represented age discrimination victims for more than two decades, our Ocala, Florida age discrimination attorneys know that older workers continue to face significant obstacles in their efforts to obtain promotion.  As stated in the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), Congress enacted the ADEA in 1967 “to promote the employment of older persons… Read More »

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Can You Claim “Reverse Age Discrimination” in Florida?

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having litigated employment discrimination claims in Florida for more than two decades, our Citrus County, Florida workplace discrimination lawyers have seen the gamut of discrimination claims and have kept a close eye on the development of the law across the various workplace discrimination arenas.  In several areas, plaintiffs have been able to bring claims… Read More »

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Manager’s Notes Reflect Attempt To “Cover Up” That Age Discrimination Was Reason For Employee’s Discharge

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having litigated employment discrimination cases in Florida state and federal courts for nearly twenty years, our Marion County, Florida age discrimination lawyers know that employers often give false or phony reasons for an employment decision.  In the employment discrimination context, employees are required to demonstrate that the reason proffered by the employer for a… Read More »

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Employers Continue To Fire Older Workers Pursuant To Unlawful Mandatory Retirement Policies

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having represented employment discrimination victims for almost two decades, our Marion County, Florida age discrimination lawyers know that employers continue to maintain mandatory retirement policies in violation of the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA).  Under the ADEA, employers are forbidden from discriminating against employees on the basis of age.  “One purpose of the… Read More »

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A Common Method Of Age Discrimination: Employer Sets Up Older Worker To Fail

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having fought for workers’ rights for almost twenty years, our Citrus County, Florida age discrimination lawyers know that age discrimination remains a serious problem in the American workplace.  As the U.S. Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals observed in Graefenhain v. Pabst Brewing Co., 827 F.3d 13 (7th Cir. 1987), the U.S. Congress enacted the… Read More »

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Employee Claims Age Discrimination Where Employer Said “I’m Not Sure We Want A Grandpa”

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having fought for the rights of age discrimination victims for almost twenty years, our Marion County, Florida age discrimination attorneys know that older workers continue to face significant disadvantages in their attempts to obtain promotion.  Under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), employers are prohibited from failing to promote employees on the basis… Read More »

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