78-Year-Old Pharmacist Recovered $75,000 for Age Discrimination Case
A pharmacist at a popular retail pharmacy recovered $75,000 for alleged age discrimination. The client worked for the pharmacy for 19 years and was considered one of its most experienced pharmacists. The age discrimination initiated with comments made by management like “the methods you use do not cater to millennials” and “you should spend more time with your grandchildren” and then terminating the client for a pretextual reason. The client was replaced with a younger entry-level pharmacist who recently graduated from a pharmacology program. It was clear that the client’s age was the reason that the client was terminated. The Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) and the Florida Civil Rights Act prohibit employers from making personnel decisions based on age. If you are over the age of 40 and feel that your employer has treated you differently because of your age, call employment attorney Robert S. Norell for a free case evaluation.