The Federal Age Discrimination in Employment Act Prohibits Age Discrimination

Last Updated on May 1, 2020

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At A Glance

This Alert Affects
Workers eligible for an age discrimination case should be over the age of 40 who suffered unfair treatment or discrimination in employment. The employee must have worked at a company with at least 20 employees.
Age discrimination can lead to job loss, lost wages and unequal pay.
Additional Details
The Federal Age Discrimination and Employment Act is used to protect employees aged 40 and older from discrimination in firing, hiring, promotion, pay, and privileges of employment.
The Federal Age Discrimination Act was established in 1967.