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The Age Discrimination in Employment Act

If you’re considering any reductions in force or making changes to your employee performance evaluation protocols, it’s important to analyze the effect any such changes may have on your older employees. Any changes in employment that have a “disparate impact” on employees over 40 years old put you at risk for violating the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 (ADEA). If you have any questions concerning age discrimination issues, the employer defense attorneys at …

New Developments in Employment Discrimination Laws

New federal and state laws concerning discriminatory hiring practices on the bases of gender or sexual orientation are drastically changing the landscape of employment law in the United States. It is important for companies to be aware that actions taken by their employees, even contractors and sub-contractors, may constitute employment discrimination under the widening scope of these prohibitions. If you have a question concerning a possible employment discrimination lawsuit, the defense attorneys at Hendrickson & …