Category Archives: Age Discrimination

NJ Employee allege Retaliation for Whistleblowing

City Worker fights for Fair Wages New Jersey – A male employee, Patrick “PJ” Leonard, working for the city of Bayonne, NJ has filed a lawsuit in Hudson County Superior Court against the city alleging that he experienced workplace retaliation as a result of whistleblowing. Whistleblowing occurs when an employee offers information regarding workplace misconduct… Read more »

New York City Makes Caregivers a Protected Class

On January 5, 2016, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio signed into law legislation prohibiting employment discrimination based on an individual’s actual or perceived status as a caregiver. A “caregiver” is defined as “a person who provides direct and ongoing care for a minor child or care recipient.” A “care recipient” is a person… Read more »

FORMER TEACHER FILES AGE DISCRIMINATION LAWSUIT AGAINST SCHOOL THAT MISTREATED AND FIRED HER DUE TO HER AGE

A former teacher has filed an age discrimination lawsuit against a Brooklyn school where she worked for 16 years, claiming that she was fired and replaced by somebody who was more than two decades her junior. According to the lawsuit, after the woman turned 60, the head of the school “unleashed a torrent of insulting… Read more »