Age Discrimination

Claremont Age Discrimination Lawyer

Harnessing Legal Expertise for Age Discrimination Cases in California 

At the Law Office of Scott Ernest Wheeler, we believe in fair employment opportunities for everyone, regardless of age. We are committed to defending the rights of those who have been victims of age discrimination, and our dedicated team will tirelessly work to ensure justice is served.

Scott Ernest Wheeler, our principal attorney, is your seasoned advocate against age discrimination, with extensive expertise in California's employment laws, including the Fair Employment and Housing Act, and federal regulations like the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967. His expertise has helped countless individuals obtain justice, making him one of Claremont's most trusted lawyers. 

Does your employer mistreat you due to your age? Call the Law Offices of Scott Ernest Wheeler today at (800) 893-0584 or contact us online to schedule a meeting with our age discrimination attorney in Claremont! Hablamos español.

Recognizing Age Discrimination in Your Workplace

Uncovering age discrimination demands a keen eye for distinct indicators and behaviors, including:

  • Overlooked Advancements: When younger colleagues are consistently chosen for promotions.
  • Negative Age Remarks: Enduring disparaging comments or jokes related to your age.
  • Stereotypes Impacting Decisions: Observing age-related stereotypes influencing employment choices.

If your workplace implements policies that disproportionately affect older employees, it could raise concerns about age discrimination. Properly documenting these occurrences and seeking counsel from a seasoned Claremont age discrimination attorney becomes pivotal when such suspicions emerge.

You must get legal representation if you feel that you've been unjustly treated due to your age at your workplace during a job application or even the termination process. Our qualified age discrimination attorneys in Claremont can provide expert guidance and robust representation in complex cases.

What Proof Do I Need in an Age Discrimination Case?

Proving age discrimination can be challenging, but it is not impossible. Several types of evidence can strengthen your case:

  • Direct Evidence: This includes explicit statements or actions that show a clear bias against older employees. For example, if a supervisor or manager has made comments about preferring younger workers or has stated that an employee is "too old" for a job, these can serve as direct evidence.
  • Circumstantial Evidence: Age discrimination is often more subtle and requires piecing together different types of evidence. This can include patterns of behavior, such as consistently passing over older employees for promotions or layoffs that disproportionately affect older workers.
  • Disparate Treatment: It can be crucial to have evidence that younger employees are being treated more favorably than older employees in similar positions. This might involve younger employees receiving better job assignments, raises, or bonuses while older employees are overlooked.
  • Documentation: Emails, memos, performance reviews, and other documentation can be valuable. These documents can show a history of satisfactory job performance by the older employee or contradictory reasons given for negative employment actions.
  • Witness Testimony: Colleagues or former employees who have witnessed discriminatory behavior or statements can provide powerful testimony to support your claim.
  • Company Policies and Practices: Examining the company's hiring, firing, and promotion policies can reveal biases. If the policies disproportionately impact older employees, this can be evidence of age discrimination.

How an Age Discrimination Lawyer Can Help

Our age discrimination attorney can assist you with:

  • Case Evaluation: A thorough review of your case to determine the strength of your claims and the best course of action.
  • Legal Guidance: Expert advice on the laws and regulations that apply to your situation, helping you understand your rights and options.
  • Evidence Collection: Assistance in gathering and organizing the necessary evidence to support your claim. This includes interviewing witnesses, collecting documents, and analyzing company practices.
  • Filing Claims: Guidance through the process of filing a complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) or the appropriate state agency. This step is crucial for pursuing legal action and requires careful adherence to procedures and deadlines.
  • Negotiation: Skilled negotiation with your employer or their legal representatives to seek a fair settlement. This can often resolve the matter more quickly and with less stress than going to court.
  • Litigation: If a fair settlement cannot be reached, your lawyer will represent you in court, presenting your case and advocating for your rights. This includes preparing legal documents, filing motions, and presenting evidence.
  • Support and Advocacy: Throughout the process, your lawyer will provide ongoing support and advocacy, ensuring that you are treated fairly and that your case receives the attention it deserves.

Contact Our Claremont Age Discrimination Attorney Today

We understand that facing discriminatory practices can be emotionally challenging. With us by your side, you're not alone – together, we'll fight against unlawful practices and strive for fair treatment for all employees, irrespective of their ages. Remember - You have rights! Don't let employers violate them without consequences.

If you believe you've been a victim of age discrimination or need more information about our services, don't hesitate to contact our team. Let us help you fight for your rights! We speak Spanish!

Contact the Law Offices of Scott Ernest Wheeler today to schedule a meeting with our age discrimination lawyer in Claremont!

Why Hire Our Firm?

What you can expect when you hire The Law Office of Scott Ernest Wheeler:
  • Personalized Attention to Your Case
  • Responsive Communication & Guidance
  • Professional & Courteous Legal Team
  • Over 25 Years of Experience on Your Side
  • Direct Attention from an Attorney

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