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A 25-year-old can sue you for age discrimination

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A 25-year-old can sue you for age discrimination, according to the New Jersey Supreme Court. A young man was hired as vice president of a bank’s credit-card operations. When the bank chairman learned he was only 25 years old, the chairman asked him to keep his age quiet because it would embarrass the bank. Eight days later, he was offered a demotion but refused. Five months later, he was fired without warning. The court let his lawsuit proceed because, unlike federal law and many state laws, New Jersey’s age bias law is not limited to protecting workers age 40 and over. Check your state age-bias law. (Bergen Commercial Bank v. Sisler, A-179-97, N.J. Sup. Ct., 1999)

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