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Ely, Counselor at Law
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Experience:  US licensed attorney; Halahik law studies; Hebrew speaker
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I have a gh ranking position in a private pharmaceutical

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I have a high ranking position in a private pharmaceutical firm. My boss attempted to fire me at the age of 66 (my last working year) and then, after a "hearing" , I was given an ultimatum to either be fired or to be cut back to 60% No logical reason was given. My reviews, including one from last year (2014) have always been excellent, and I received good annual bonuses. In addition, I have not been allowed to attend any professional conferences for the last three years. I was told that the company will not profit from any new training I received because I am into my 60s. Is there grounds for a suit based on age discrimination? I am being forced to take a cutback of 40% in my final year of employment. The answer must be appropriate for Israel, as that is where I reside.

Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Israel Legal