Age Discrimination

What Is Age Discrimination?

Age discrimination

An employer cannot discriminate against an employee for being over the age of 40. Employers are free to discriminate against employees for being young (under 40). Here are some of the kinds of evidence that are often important in proving age discrimination:

Age-related comments are generally most helpful when they are made by someone who supervises the older employee, or when such a supervisor knows about them and doesn’t take action to make them stop.