I was passed over for a promotion by an outsider who had previously worked for my new vp. She is fourteen years my junior, has no experience and no connections. This is a new position in my office - which I had requested to be considered for. I have gotten no feedback from my vp and he hasn't even told me about the new hire. I found out from my general manager - who was told of the hiring after the fact without any feedback from him. I am not sure how to react.
State/Country relating to question: California
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Any advice you can give is much appreciated.
I would suggest that you file a complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission for discrimination in violation of the Age Discrimination in Employment Act ("ADEA"), which protects employees who are 40 years or older from age discrimination.You can file a complaint using the instructions available online here:http://www.eeoc.gov/employees/charge.cfmThe EEOC will investigate your complaint on your behalf and either file suit on your behalf or issue you a right to sue letter so you can pursue your claim against your employer with a private attorney.You are also protected against retaliation for filing a complaint.Additionally, you may have a complaint for a hostile work environment due to the sexual harassment in the workplace. If your reported it, you would also have a cause of action for wrongful termination in violation of public policy if you were retaliated against as a result of reporting it.I hope this helps. Please let me know if you have any additional questions.
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