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Age Discrimination Attorneys in Birmingham, AL

The Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 (ADEA) protects certain applicants and employees 40 years of age and older from discrimination on the basis of age in hiring, promotion, discharge, compensation, or terms, conditions, or privileges of employment.

The law applies to:
  • Employers with at least 20 employees
  • Employment agencies
  • The federal government
  • State and local government (though remedies are often limited)
  • Labor organizations with at least 25 members
A few examples of violations under the ADEA:
  • Mentioning age or saying that a certain age is preferred in job ads and recruiting materials; it is questionable, but not automatically illegal to ask for date of birth or graduation on a job application
  • Setting age limits for training programs
  • Forcing you to retire at a certain age (except for a few narrow exceptions)

Alabama also has a state law that is just like its federal counterpart, it prohibits employers with 20 or more employees from discriminating against employees and applicants who are 40 years of age or older.

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