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Not sure if this is age discrimination or not. I received an

Not sure if this is age discrimination or not. I received an email from my employer, General Electric, around June 1st, notifying about 268 employees that they are eligible for a Voluntary Incentive Retirement Plan, offering one half of annual salary for people who accepted the plan and elected to retire on July 31st. Although I had about two months to train someone, my boss considered my position critical and would not let me accept the retirement package, with no offer of any retirement package in the future. He wanted me to stay an extra couple of months, with no incentive to stay except my normal salary. Because I was ready to retire and saw no reason to stay, i elected to retire on June 30th. I have no idea if I was the only one who was refused this offer because HR would not let me know. I am 68 years old and was ready to retire. Do I have a case for receiving any compensation on my retirement?

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Samuel II

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I am 63 years old and ready. My company offered a voluntary

I am 63 years old and ready for retirement. My company offered a voluntary severance plan that I applied for and was refused. I suspect this was due to my age and them knowing that I would retire soon. Would I have any legal recourse in this matter? This plan was worth 6 months pay and six months of subsidized medical coverage.

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Lucy, Esq.

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Is this ground case against Blue Cross Blue Shield MN? I

Is this ground for a case against Blue Cross Blue Shield MN? I worked at BCBS for 4 years. In my last 6 months I had a new manager who worked agressivly to get me to leave, I earned Exceeds Expectations for 3 1/2 years then in the last 6 months after reciveing a superior rating on all 3 of my annual goals, she gave me an overall rating (subjective) 'Needs Improvement" which prevented me form reciving the annual CIP performance bonus ($15,000. to $23,000). Two days later I was notified my position was bing eliminated in 60 days, Merch 25th. She then hired her former co-worker (same level as me) and smoking buddy from her prior company. My responsibilites were given to him and a few others. I am 64 he is 30s/40s as is the Manager. As of 5/31 I am at Anthem as a Performance Audit Manager. I filed an EEOC complaint - I recieved a response on 6/6/16 stating: Based on thier investigation they cannot conclude a voilation...This does not certify the respondent is in compliance...etc"

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Am I eligible Benefits in the state of Wisconsin if I

Am I eligible for Unemployment Benefits in the state of Wisconsin if I receive a severance agreement with my company that is over $180K over a period of 12 months?

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My sister will be at her current job 1 year in October. She

My sister will be at her current job 1 year in October. She was diagnosed with Colon cancer within the past 3 months and is undergoing Chemo. Her boss has always been abusive but his abuse has ramped up since her treatment started and is threatening termination, unjustifiably so.This is a horrible situation for her to be in. She has not used any time except what was accrued for her surgery and chemo treatments. She is petrified of being fired and will not be able to continue her cancer treatment if she is. Please help me to understand her rights and what she should do to protect herself. Thanks. She works in PA.

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I'm in NC. 49 yo male. I was the HR Director at a large

I'm in NC. 49 yo white male. I was the HR Director at a large community college. Contract not renewed out of blue. Said I did nothing wrong. Real reason is that we had several, 2 recent, EEOC charges in which the college had liability. I think they got rid of me because when I investigated, My reccomendations were to correct the situations and put in place safeguards to keep from happening again, I.e. Training.I was notified April 21. Rushed to sign sep agreement for two additional months salary. Not given 21 days, not advised to see counsel. Have all that in email and recorded in phone conversations.My question is would you advise that Imgo to EEOC and charge retaliation, which it was and I think I could prove hostile work environment or file with EEOC. I haven't done anything yet to keep from losing the salary extension. I was with former employer over 24 yrs and was with the college almost 4, but became so difficult to do HR, due to ignorance of HR law and unwillingness to listen to me as HR Director.Since leaving, I have learned that HR is now reporting directly to president (to give HR more support and credibility) and will serve on senior leadership team, which is something that I practically begged to have done when I was there.ThanksMike

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Recently terminated without company following process. Also

Recently terminated without company following process. Also written up a year ago and was not given the opportunity to respond. The form used was only used for me as other employees had a section for employee response. Have talked with other male employees who had been terminated and won eeoc findings. Tryin to find out what those settlements where about so I can approach a lawyer with all the facts.JA: Because laws vary from state to state, could you tell me what state is this in?Customer: I live in Arizona. Company in PA. A large number of law suits out of texas.JA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: ArizonaJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: NoJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: probably a lot of things but trying to get too a starting point

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Need guidance on dealing with bullying at work

I've been dealing with extreme bullying for a few years. This is in California. Unreasonable deadlines, managers who don't have a clue on the logistics, steps, time, issues that arise and analysis to do our jobs. I've been here 18 years, but feel there's definitely a trend to keep discrediting me. Most recently being interrogated on Monday for 1 hour 45 minutes, on why a task was not completed before my vacation. Sorry for rambling, so much more to tell but I'll stop here. I'm grateful for any guidance or options on this.

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Do I have to file my claim with the EEOC (Equal Employment

Do I have to file my claim with the EEOC (Equal Employment Opportunities Commission) before trying to bring it to federal court?

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