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Katy Age Discrimination Attorney

Fighting Ageism in the Workplace

It is illegal for an employer to discriminate against an employee or applicant based on age. The Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) is the federal law that protects employees against age discrimination. The ADEA prohibits employers from discriminating against anyone over 40 because of age and applies to private employers with 20 or more employees.

The ADEA protects employees in all aspects of their employment relationship with their employer. For example, when an applicant seeks employment, it is illegal for an employer to discriminate against her in any aspect of the job application process. Once employed, the ADEA protects employees from discrimination because of age regarding compensation, benefits, retirement, job evaluations, promotions, assignments, and termination.

If you believe that your employer has mistreated you on the basis of your age, seek assistance from the Katy age discrimination lawyer at the Law Office of Shane McClelland. We have extensive experience handling age discrimination claims and are eager to fight for your rights.

Call us at (713) 242-1302 to learn more about your options and your rights.

The Older Workers Benefit Protection Act

The Older Workers Benefit Protection Act (OWBPA) is a federal law that makes it illegal for employers to use employees’ age to discriminate against them when disbursing benefits or approving retirements. Employers cannot lower benefits – like insurance or contributions to pensions – when employees continue to work past the typical retirement age.

Protecting Victims of Age Discrimination

If you think you were fired or discriminated against because of your age, contact a Katy age discrimination attorney at the Law Office of Shane McClelland. An age discrimination lawsuit might be an option to pursue your age discrimination claims.

Simply fill out our contact form or call us at (713) 242-1302 and someone from our office will respond to you promptly to help you assess your potential age discrimination claims.

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