Age Discrimination

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Employees in Iowa are protected from discrimination based on their age, as long as they are 18 years old or older.

Examples of age & employment discrimination may include:

  • Your employer fires you or forces you to retire because of your age
  • Your employer hires and promotes younger employees or provides them benefits not available to older workers
  • An employer hires a younger job applicant even though you are more qualified
  • Your boss repeatedly harasses you about when you plan to retire
  • An employer refuses to hire you because they want someone “more mature”
All information on our website is meant to be generally informative. To find out whether this information or certain employment laws apply to your situation in particular, you should consult a lawyer of your choice.