Age Discrimination Questions David Cole / May 15, 2021 Wondering if you are the victim of age discrimination at work is not something anyone wants to experience. Attorney David Cole is here to answer all of your questions. What is an example of age discrimination? Age discrimination occurs when employers make decisions about any aspect of your job based on how old you are. These decisions could be related to any aspect of your job, such as: PayPromotionsEmployment status/terminationHiring Assignments If your employer forces you into retirement, reduces your pay, demotes you, passes you over for a promotion, retaliates against you because of an ageism complaint you reported – all of these situations could be age discrimination. If you aren’t sure whether your situation qualifies, simply give attorney David Cole a call. He has years of experience handling employment discrimination cases. He can determine whether age discrimination occurred and your options for pursuing compensation. How much is an age discrimination lawsuit worth? There is no way to know for sure without first speaking to attorney David Cole. Many employment discrimination lawsuits settle out of court for tens of thousands of dollars, possibly more, but there is really no way to predict the potential value of your case without first telling Mr. Cole about the situation. How do I know if I am a victim of age discrimination? It can be difficult to know whether your employer has run afoul of state or federal discrimination laws. If you have any concern whatsoever, reach out to David Cole. Just because something feels discriminatory, doesn’t mean it is. The law describes what constitutes age discrimination and it must be proved by the employee and their attorney. In general, the following could potentially be signs of age discrimination in the workplace: You have a gut feeling about the situationYou are suddenly reassigned to job duties that are undesirable and no one wants to doYou notice a dramatic change in your performance reviews that seems unwarrantedYou receive no raise or bonus for performing similarly to an employee who doesYour boss makes comments about your age or your retirement plansOlder co-workers are being encouraged to retire and new hires are all in a young age group It’s a good idea to reach out to an experienced workplace discrimination lawyer like David Cole to determine if something unlawful has taken place. To learn more about your options and to arrange a consultation, please call attorney David Cole in Lyme, NH, at 603-643-4500.