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Age Discrimination

Minnesota Age Discrimination Lawyers

It is not uncommon for companies and employers to see aging employees as fiscal liabilities. This can be rooted in a variety of concerns, from increased health care premiums to retirement costs to increased earning potential of the individual.

At Villaume & Schiek, P.A., of Bloomington, Minnesota, we understand the helpless feeling that these employees often feel as they see their job slipping away. Our lawyers are committed to fighting to protect your rights and your job in these cases. We will knowledgeably and skillfully identify instances where your employer is discriminating and take the necessary legal action to correct the situation.

Age Can be A Factor in Wrongful Termination. If This Describes You, Talk to Us.

As the company sees the employee costing more money, employers and managers may seek to slowly phase out these employees, seeking to find a way to get them off the books without causing a stir.

Employers often attempt to replace the aging employees with younger and cheaper workers. In sales jobs, this may involve the older, more experienced representative being taken off lucrative territories and the area given to the younger rep.

In other instances, opportunities and training may be provided to younger employees, but withheld from the older worker. Managers and employers may become increasingly picky and critical of the older employee’s work and performance, searching for reasons to terminate or discipline the individual.

Let Go Because of Your Age? Call Us.

If you have been discriminated against at work, our Minnesota age discrimination attorneys are prepared to help. To arrange a consultation to discuss the situation with skilled legal guidance, please call our law firm today at (952) 851-9500.