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Discrimination Based on Age

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  • Age Discrimination

    This page provides answers to a number of questions about age discrimination in the workplace, including: 1. What is age discrimination? 2. Which federal law(s) cover older workers? 3. Who is covered by age discrimination laws? 4. Which employers are covered by the law? 5. Are all older workers protected under the law? 6. What forms of discrimination or unfair treatment are illegal? 7. What are valid reasons for an employer to fire an older worker? Content Detail

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    Workplace Fairness
  • Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)

    Equal employment opportunity (EEO) laws prohibit specific types of job discrimination in certain workplaces. This web site contains information about (1) federal laws relating to: Age Discrimination, Disability, Ethnic/National Origin, Color, Race, Religion, and Sex; (2) Federal Financial Assistance Programs, (3) Veterans, and (4) Immigration. Content Detail

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    U.S. Department of Labor
  • Financial Abuse and Exploitation of the Elderly in South Carolina

    In this Level Up Law presentation, Taylor Ott, Staff Attorney and SCLS Elder Law Unit Head, explores the new law in South Carolina (S.425) that provides some tools allowing banks, financial advisers, and others to protect the money and property of seniors and vulnerable adults and stop potential financial abuse and exploitation. Content Detail

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    South Carolina Legal Services
  • How to File a Discrimination Charge

    This web page, from the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) web site, shows you how to file a discrimination charge if you believe you have been discriminated against by an employer, labor union or employment agency when applying for a job or while on the job because of your race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, or disability, or believe that you have been discriminated against because of opposing a prohibited practice or participating in an equal employment opportunity matter. Content Detail

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    U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission