Many Baby Boomers in Florida are reaching a time in their careers at which their age may be seen as a disadvantage. Those who are now in their 50s and 60s likely went through college with a heightened awareness of their rights and may not be inclined to put up with age discrimination in their places of work. Fortunately, help is available from the attorneys at The Amlong Firm in Fort Lauderdale, who are aggressive advocates for those facing workplace discrimination.
It is not uncommon for the employment of older workers to be terminated, with younger employees hired in their places. One excuse is that older workers become less competent as they age. In most cases, the real reason is the fact that younger workers can be employed at much lower salaries. The benefits typically provided to younger workers also come at a much lower cost to the company.