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I would like to speak to a good lawyer concerning discrimination and harassment all in arrangement to be terminated from a job of 11 years! I will be 60 next month, and the Co. Have been replacing employees with younger folks.
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Hi and welcome to JA. Ray here to help you today.

Your first step here is to file discrimination complaint with EEOC.You can claim age discrimination and other categories here if you were wrongfully terminated.You can also file a civil suit as well for wrongful termination based on these grounds.

File here

http://www.eeoc.gov/employees/charge.cfm

Age Discrimination & Work Situations

The law forbids discrimination when it comes to any aspect of employment, including hiring, firing, pay, job assignments, promotions, layoff, training, fringe benefits, and any other term or condition of employment.

Age Discrimination & Harassment

It is unlawful to harass a person because of his or her age.

Harassment can include, for example, offensive remarks about a person's age. Although the law doesn't prohibit simple teasing, offhand comments, or isolated incidents that aren't very serious, harassment is illegal when it is so frequent orsevere that it creates a hostile or offensive work environment or when it results in an adverse employment decision (such as the victim being fired or demoted).

The harasser can be the victim's supervisor, a supervisor in another area, a co-worker, or someone who is not an employee of the employer, such as a client or customer.

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I am so sorry that you have had to go through this.I know it can be quite overwhelming.You do have rights here to be free from discrimination and to file with EEOC and sue as well.

I appreciate the chance to help you today.Please let me know if you have more follow up.Thanks again.

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