For the past 20 some years you’ve been a steady employee. Your annual reviews have been glowing, your attendance record has been exemplary, and you’ve taken on any task that management asked of you. You never gripe about over time. In other words you’re a good employee. Now you’ve reached those “golden years”, where being the age of 50 is a distant memory. Instead of planning your retirement, you’re suddenly unemployed, and like many others you’re “Looking for work”. Why? How did this happen?
Well, if the decision to release you as an employee was based on the fact that you’ve reached a “certain age”, not your work performance, or where due to seniority you may have become an expensive, yet totally functional employee, management has decided to replace you with a younger, less expensive employee, you may be the victim of “Age Discrimination”. Read More →