Two large technology companies are facing down age discrimination lawsuits, according to recent news reports. One has been filed by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and the other personally by a California man.
The EEOC case has been filed in a federal court in San Francisco against tech giant Google, while the other is against Hewlett Packard in San Diego.
Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 (ADEA) protects people who are over the age of 40 from employment discrimination on the basis of age. The law protects both applicants for jobs and current employees. It covers a host of actions, including:
- Job Assignments