Michigan Age Discrimination Attorney
Lawyers Handling Age Discrimination Cases
The Age Discrimination Act in Employment (ADAE) protects workers over age 40 from discrimination in the workplace on the basis of age. The Michigan Elliott-Larsen Civil Rights Act (MELCA) protects both older and younger workers from age discrimination.
If you believe you may have been illegally discriminated against because of age in a Michigan workplace, the first step to take to remedy any wrongdoing is to ask an employment law attorney to evaluate your case and make recommendations. Contact us to schedule a consultation regarding age discrimination on the job in Michigan. We can offer an experienced, knowledgeable opinion and advise you on the next steps.
Once you decide to take legal action, you may need to file a complaint within a certain time with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). You may be concerned about possible retaliation from your employer because of your complaint — another important reason to talk to an attorney before you file with the EEOC.
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At the law offices of Schwartz Law Firm, in Oakland County, we are ready to help you prepare your claim with documentation, meet filing deadlines and assist you as your claim moves through the administrative process. After the EEOC has reviewed the complaint, it may issue to you a “right to sue” notification — we can represent you in a lawsuit as well.
Schwartz Law Firm attorneys also counsel and represent employers to help them understand age discrimination laws, prevent unlawful discrimination, implement reductions in workforce, which do not violate the law and, when necessary, assist in investigating claims of age discrimination and defend employers in lawsuits alleging age-based discrimination.
Our Detroit-area employment law attorneys can represent you in negotiations, in arbitration or in court. Call us at 888-757-1681 or contact us online to schedule a free consultation with one of our experienced employment law attorneys.