Since it appears you are being treated less favorably than similarly situated employees, there is reason for concern.
It is not clear to me though whether the supervisor may be engaging in race discrimination, age discrimination (because of the comment about age), or perhaps retaliation for taking FMLA leave if that statute was applied to your sick days as well. Federal and state law prohibits all 3 types of discrimination/retaliation.
Because you do have reason for concern here, I would retain a local employment law attorney to guide you through this situation further.
For age or race discrimination (age discrimination appears more likely at this point because of the comment, but if the individuals being treated more favorably are not necessarily younger but are not minorities, race discrimination could be involved instead), one would typically file a complaint with the HR department in an attempt to promptly resolve the matter.
If it is not resolved, then a complaint would be filed with the state Fair Employment and Housing Commission.
For a FMLA violation, an attorney would usually attempt to resolve the matter on your behalf or file suit against the employer in federal court.
In any case, you should have an attorney reprsenting you going forward because it does appear that some sort of discrimination/retaliation is involved.
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