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FisherBroyles Employment Law Blog

Helping Employers Implement Efficient and Equitable Solutions to their Workplace Problems

FisherBroyles Employment Law Blog

Helping Employers Implement Efficient and Equitable Solutions to their Workplace Problems

8 Tips On What Not To Say To Older Employees

So, I’m a collector. Not of baseball cards (anymore), or stamps (anymore), or dried beetles (never). No, it’s not a hobby or a Saturday afternoon substitute for a day at the beach.   It’s a serious pursuit that seemingly has no end in sight. And it keeps me busy. Very busy. In my new Above The…
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“We Are Looking For Longevity”

We have all been aging from day 1 — and with some luck we will make it into the federally protected class of “over 40” – and with a lot more luck we will continue plugging on.  And aging. Which is one reason why discrimination based on age is so hurtful. I want to share a reader’s personal story…
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Younger Nurses Can Dance Around The Older Nurses: Latest From The Ageism Front

As someone who collects ageist comments, even this is a new one for me.  But it gives me the opportunity to discuss ageism and the workplace — again. Apparently, a Colorado hospital (yet another medical facility?) fired or forced the retirement of older employees – at least according to a new EEOC lawsuit. A nurse…
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Employer Which Wanted "Young Blood" Settles Case With Fired Older Employee

There’s not much to add to the title of this post – it pretty much says it all.  Except that, according to the EEOC, the company owner also claimed that he wanted “younger and peppier” employees when he fired a 52 year old employee. This settlement is noteworthy to me because I collect language used…
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There Are "Too Many Old, Fat, Ugly And Gray-Haired Employees!"

Just when I was through harping about health care facilities being the target of EEOC suits under the Americans With Disabilities Act, along come a couple of new EEOC lawsuits about my next favorite topic to write about: ageist epithets or what I have called “code words” as evidence of age discrimination. I tells ya there…
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RICHARD COHEN
Richard Cohen has litigated and arbitrated complex corporate, commercial and employment disputes for more than 35 years, and is a trusted advisor to business owners and in-house counsel both in the United States and internationally. His clients have included Fortune 100 companies, domestic and foreign commercial and investment banks, Pacific-rim corporations and real estate development companies, as well as start-up businesses throughout the United States.

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AMY EPSTEIN GLUCK
Amy Epstein Gluck has represented individuals and corporate clients in Virginia, Washington, D.C., and various federal district courts for more than twenty years. Ms. Epstein Gluck’s current practice areas include employment law—advising on and drafting employment agreements; handling employment negotiations, severance agreements, noncompete and nondisclosure agreements, “wrongful terminations” and other EEO matters; representation at the EEOC level; advising employers about discrimination laws and how to remain in compliance, and employment negotiations.

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