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Category Archives: Age Discrimination

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Is Replacing An Older Worker With A Younger, Lower Paid Employee To Save Money Age Discrimination?

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having represented age discrimination victims for more than twenty years, our Lake County, Florida age discrimination lawyers know that employers frequently terminate older workers and replace them with younger, lower paid employees in order to reduce costs. In doing so, employers invariably argue that they are permitted to replace older workers with younger, lower… Read More »

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Is Targeting An Older Worker For Discharge Because Of A High Salary Unlawful Age Discrimination?

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having represented age discrimination victims for more than two decades, our Marion County, Florida age discrimination lawyers know that employers often target older workers for termination because of their high salaries. In doing so, employers argue that they are lawfully entitled to eliminate older workers who make more money than younger employees in order… Read More »

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Employee Claims She Was Demoted Because Of Her Age After Being Referred To As “Mature”

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having represented age discrimination victims for more than two decades, our Lake County, Florida age discrimination lawyers know that although employers often target older workers for termination by claiming that their work performance is unsatisfactory, the alleged work performance deficiencies of older workers are often not contemporaneously documented. For example, an older employee’s purported… Read More »

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Worker Claims She Was Forced To Quit After Being Harassed Because She Was An Older Woman

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having represented employment discrimination victims for more than twenty years, our Columbia County, Florida employment discrimination lawyers know that employees are often forced to quit because of an intolerable work atmosphere. Under the federal employment laws, when an employer makes an employee’s working conditions so intolerable that the employee is compelled to quit, the… Read More »

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Employee Called An “Over-The-Hill Salesman” Claims He Was Fired Because Of His Age

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having litigated age discrimination cases in Florida state and federal courts for more than two decades, our Sumter County, Florida age discrimination lawyers know that many employers harbor a strong bias against older workers and often seek to squeeze them out of their positions. Although the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) was passed… Read More »

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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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