Employment Law

Age Discrimination

My supervisor made comments like “you’re too old for the job.” Is that evidence of age discrimination?

Yes, it is evidence of age discrimination and could be enough to take a case to the jury. It may not be enough to establish a claim under the ADEA as some courts say that stray comments here and there do not suffice to establish a claim. But, that evidence could be “smoking gun” evidence in other cases. It certainly helps an age discrimination case to have this type of evidence.


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