Age Discrimination: Your Age Should Not Affect Your Employment
Whether you have been at your company for decades or are looking at changing careers entirely, your age should not have an effect on your job. If you believe you have been discriminated against due to your age, it is in your best interest to talk with the discrimination attorneys at McDonald & Kloth, LLC. We have helped clients secure their future. Understand the basics of age discrimination laws and protect your rights.
There Are Laws That Protect You; We Can Help Enforce Them
In both Wisconsin and Illinois, there are laws put into place to protect your rights. People who are over the age of 40 are protected by the Age Discrimination in Employment Act. It applies to:
- Current workers
- Job assignments
- Merit increases
There is also the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act and the Illinois Human Rights Act. These two laws specifically prohibit companies from discriminating against their employees. Whether it is your age, race, sexual orientation or disability, you cannot be terminated or treated unfairly. It is important to understand workplace discrimination laws to better protect yourself.
Employers must be held accountable for their actions and we can help you do just that. Many employees are unaware of their rights, which puts them at a disadvantage. We are here to give you the information you need to determine if you have a case. Together we will find the best possible solution.
Protect Yourself Against Age Discrimination; Call Us Today
If you are being discriminated against due to your age, talk with one of our employment law attorneys. Having a job is crucial to maintaining your lifestyle, and employers must give qualified candidates a fair shot. No matter how big or small, we handle every case with compassion. Trust an attorney who will aggressively fight on your behalf. Contact our office in 262-252-9122 or fill out our contact form.