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Question: Employer finds any reason to down grade your work to highlight on younger coworkers. No matter how you try to succeed it is not possible as new college graduates are sought.

Answer: “The law forbids discrimination when it comes to any aspect of employment, including hiring, firing, pay, job assignments, promotions, layoff, training, fringe benefits, and any other term or condition of employment.” (http://www.eeoc.gov/laws/types/age.cfm)

If you feel you are being discriminated against based on your age, you should file a Charge of Discrimination with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. For information on how to file a Charge of Discrimination, go to the following website: http://www.eeoc.gov/employees/charge.cfm

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  • Employer finds any reason to down grade your work to highlight on younger coworkers. No matter how you try to succeed it is not possible as new college graduates are sought.

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  • Age discrimination in the workplace. . .
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  • He told me that I could actually get all the money I needed by using my home as collateral. . .

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