Discriminating against an employee, applicant, or former employee who is 40 years old or older. This can include:
- Treating the person less favorably because of age, and/or
- Using an employment policy or practice that has a negative effect on the person (and is not based on a reasonable factor other than age).
Information about employee protection from age discrimination is on the Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law (EEO is the Law) posting.