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Category Archives: Age Discrimination

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Court Sends Age Discrimination Case To Jury Because “No Reasonable Employer” Would Fire Employee

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

For more than two decades, our Marion County, Florida age discrimination victims’ lawyers have represented Florida employees who have been discriminated against based on age. Through their extensive experience representing age discrimination victims, our Ocala, Florida age discrimination victims’ attorneys know that courts repeatedly declare they do not serve as super-personnel departments weighing the… Read More »

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Age Discrimination Lawsuit Claims Employer Replaced Older Workers With Younger Ones

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having litigated age discrimination cases in Florida courts for more than twenty decades, our Citrus County, Florida age discrimination victims’ lawyers know that older employees continue to face systemic discrimination because of their age. Although Congress passed the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) for more than fifty years ago, the age-based discriminatory plight… Read More »

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Proving Age Discrimination When Older Employees Are Treated Worse Than Younger Workers

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having represented Florida age discrimination victims for nearly two decades, our Marion County, Florida age discrimination victims’ lawyers know that disparate treatment is the most common form of age discrimination in the workplace. In the age discrimination context, disparate treatment occurs when an employer treats older workers differently or less favorably than younger employees…. Read More »

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Employee Claims Age Discrimination When Younger, Less Qualified Candidate Selected For Promotion

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having represented victims of age discrimination for more than two decades, our Marion County, Florida age discrimination victims’ lawyers know that older workers continue to face significant obstacles in their efforts to obtain promotion. In denying older employees promotion, employers often attempt to justify their employment decision by reliance on subjective reasons. For example,… Read More »

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Age Discrimination Lawsuit Claims Company Planned To Demote Employees Age 65 Or Older

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having litigated age discrimination cases in Florida courts for more than twenty years, our Marion County, Florida age discrimination lawyers know that employers continue to look for ways to get rid of older workers. In many cases, older employees are targeted for demotion or termination through performance improvement plans, disciplinary action, probationary status, and… Read More »

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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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