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Englewood, New Jersey Age Discrimination Lawyer

New Jersey Age Discrimination Attorneys

With an aging workforce, age discrimination quickly has become one of the most common forms of employment discrimination in New Jersey and New York. 

All too frequently, companies fire or layoff older employees based on their age, only to replace them with younger workers. Businesses often do so based on the assumption that older employees are less energetic, do not work as hard, or are either unwilling or unable to learn to perform new tasks or use new technology compared with their younger counterparts. 

Of course, these stereotypes and assumptions often are wrong, and should not be the basis of employment decisions. In reality, age is likely to bring many advantages to the workplace, including additional experience, knowledge and maturity.

Age discrimination in the workplace violates the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination ("LAD"), the New York Human Rights Law ("NYHRL"), the New York City Human Rights Law ("NYCHRL") and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 ("Title VII"). As a result, it is unlawful to fire, demote, harass, or take another adverse action against employees based on how old they are.

Helping Employees Fight to Enforce Their Rights

Whether you have been the victim of age discrimination, or have an issue relating to another one of your employment law rights, the New Jersey age discrimination lawyers at Rabner Baumgart Ben-Asher & Nirenberg, P.C. have the dedication and experience to stand behind you.  Our law firm represents employees living and working in Englewood, and elsewhere throughout New Jersey, New York City and in Westchester and Rockland County, New York.

We specialize in representing employees who have discrimination, harassment, whistleblower and other employment law claims. If you have been fired, harassed or forced out of a job because of your age, or if you have experienced another form of unlawful discrimination, please feel free to contact us online or call us at (201) 777-2250 to schedule an appointment with one of our New Jersey age discrimination attorneys.

Information About Englewood

The City of Englewood was incorporated in March 1899. Located in Bergen County, as of 2020 it had an estimated population of 29,309. Englewood is nearly 5 square miles in size, and is bordered by Teaneck, Tenafly, Englewood Cliffs and Leonia.

The origination of the City’s name is disputed. Some people claim it is named for the Engle family who settled in the area, combined with the fact that there are many wooded areas in the region. But others claim it is a variation of the term “English Neighborhood,” based on the fact that it was one of the first English-speaking settlements on the west bank of the Hudson River. Either way, before it was named Englewood the area was known as Liberty Pole, which came from the Liberty Pole Tavern, which in turn was named for a Liberty Pole and gold Liberty Cap that were built in 1776 to celebrate the repeal of the Stamp Act.

Today, Englewood is home to the Bergen Performance Arts Center ("Bergen PAC"), Flat Rock Brook Nature Center, Englewood Hospital and Medical Center, and dozens of restaurants and shops.

Traveling to Our Office From Englewood

Our firm is located in Bergen County at 135 Chestnut Ridge Road in Montvale, New Jersey.  If you are coming from Englewood, you can reach our firm by taking Route 4 West to Route 17 North.  Exit Route 17 at the Garden State Parkway North, and take the Parkway to Exit 172.  You will then turn left onto West Grand Avenue.  Turn right at the first corner, which is Chestnut Ridge Road.  Our building will be on the right. We are on the second floor, in Suite 230.

Contact Us
To schedule a consultation with one of our New Jersey age discrimination lawyers, please feel free to call us at (201) 777-2250.
Learn More
If you would like to learn more, we invite you to read our articles about age discrimination on our New Jersey Employment Law Blog.

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