Workers are often unaware of their rights under discrimination law and therefore don’t know what to do or who to turn to if they’re being discriminated against.
If you feel you are being discriminated against due to your age, it’s important to take all the correct steps as this will strengthen your negotiating position when it comes to claiming compensation or a settlement exit package. Avery Walters specialist age discrimination solicitors work in employment law cases with experience in age discrimination claims and can help you with your age discrimination claim which involve:
Guidance on the first step which is talking to your line manager. If you have already done it may be time to take the next step.
Lodging an official grievance letter. Our senior age discrimination solicitors can guide you through official grievance procedures. When your employer receives your grievance letter detailing your description of the age discrimination you have faced, your employer will have to call a meeting.
You may also be able to lodge a claim at the employment tribunal at this stage.
Age discrimination claims must be brought within three months (less one day) from the date of the last unfair act in which to commence the early conciliation process with the Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service (ACAS).