Discrimination on the Job

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Question: I was hired by Norton Lilly Inc. in June of 2015.I was let go in Aug of 2015.the company refused unemployment and after I present information to the unemployment office only then I was told by the unemployment office that "my employer could not substantiate my discharge" and that is when I began collecting. I was in this international trade for over 40 years and when they let me go I was not given a concrete explanation for my discharge only after two months. At time of discharge I was 65 and believe that my discharge was due to age discrimination. Not until my friend advised that i may ctc

Answer: Federal and Arizona state employment discrimination laws prohibit an employer from terminating an employee because of an employee's age if the employee is age 40 or over. If an employee believes an employer has discriminated against the employee because of age 40 or over, the employee has 300 days from the date of the alleged discriminatory act to file a charge of discrimination with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).

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  • I was hired by Norton Lilly Inc. in June of 2015.I was let go in Aug of 2015.the company refused unemployment and after I present information to the unemployment office only then I was told by the unemployment office that "my employer could not substantiate my discharge" and that is when I began collecting. I was in this international trade for over 40 years and when they let me go I was not given a concrete explanation for my discharge only after two months. At time of discharge I was 65 and believe that my discharge was due to age discrimination. Not until my friend advised that i may ctc

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