Have you been terminated and replaced by a significantly younger person? Has an employer refused to hire you despite your good qualifications only to repeatedly hire younger applicants who are less qualified?
Jason Gunter is an experienced Naples age discrimination attorney who is Board Certified in Employment law. Our firm handles many age discrimination cases on a contingency fee basis, meaning there are no fees or costs unless you win.
Contact Employment Attorney Gunter 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at his Fort Myers location at 239.334.7017 or email@example.com regarding your age discrimination case.
What Is Age Discrimination?
The Age Discrimination in Employment Act, or “ADEA” is a federal law that makes it an unlawful for an employer to discharge or otherwise discriminate against an employee because of the employee’s age. The ADEA protects individuals age 40 and over. The Florida Civil Rights Act also prohibits age discrimination.
- Examples of possible Age discrimination are:
- Terminating an individual’s employment and hiring or promoting a younger, less qualified employee to the same position.
- Refusing to hire or promote an older applicant in favor of a younger applicant.
- Being told that that the company is trying to get “younger” or “needs more energy”.
- Negative comments from supervisors specifically mentioning an individual’s age.
During layoffs, older employees are terminated, while younger, less qualified employees are retained.
How Can an Attorney Resolve Your Age Discrimination Issue?
Attorney Jason Gunter has handles age discrimination lawsuits throughout Florida, with a focus on Southwest Florida including Naples, Fort Myers, Cape Coral, Estero, Bonita Springs, Port Charlotte and Punta Gorda (and all other areas of Lee County, Collier County, Charlotte County and Tampa).
Contact Jason Gunter by telephone at 239.334.7017, by submitting our online inquiry form, or by emailing Jason directly at: firstname.lastname@example.org, to have your case evaluated.
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