What is the deadline to file an age discrimination case?
For an age discrimination case, an employee needs to file a charge of discrimination within 180 calendar days from the day the discrimination took place. The 180 calendar day filing deadline is extended to 300 calendar days if a state or local agency enforces a law that prohibits employment discrimination on the same basis.
NOTE: For age discrimination, the filing deadline is only extended to 300 days if there is a state law prohibiting age discrimination in employment and a state agency or authority enforcing that law. The deadline is not extended if only a local law prohibits age discrimination.
NOTE II: federal employees and applicants have a different complaint process, and generally must contact an agency EEO Counselor within 45 days of the discriminatory act.
Talk with an age discrimination lawyer to maximize your potential damages. If you have experienced workplace discrimination or whistleblower retaliation, call us at (202) 769-1681, or start your preliminary consultation online
A Sexual Harassment Survival Guide for Employees
Latest From The Glass Ceiling Discrimination Blog
Bachman Law’s Eric Bachman named a Top Lawyer by Washingtonian Magazine
Washingtonian magazine named Bachman Law founder Eric Bachman a Top Lawyer in Whistleblower Law in its 2022 Top Lawyers’ edition. Washingtonian compiles its list of
Bachman Law and Joseph Greenwald & Laake file class action race discrimination case against Maryland State Police
Bachman Law, along with co-counsel, filed a class action race discrimination case against the Maryland State Police in federal court yesterday. Our clients include numerous
Bachman Law celebrates first year of business
The first year is in the books since Bachman Law opened its doors for business and we want to thank all of our clients, colleagues,