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How Can I Prove Ageism in My Workplace?

Ageism is a pervasive form of discrimination that often goes unnoticed in the workplace, leading to missed opportunities, exclusion, and denial of benefits for older employees. At the Law Office of Mi[...]

How the Age of 40 Determines Age Discrimination

Ageism—the systematic discrimination and stereotyping based on age—is a prevalent issue in today's workforce, particularly impacting individuals over the age of 40. The insidious nature of ageism [...]

Subtle Signs of Sexual Harassment

In every workplace, fostering a safe and respectful environment is paramount. However, the unfortunate reality is that sexual harassment remains a pervasive issue, often manifesting in subtle ways tha[...]

Race-related Hair Discrimination Banned Under Illinois’ CROWN Act

In the realm of employment law, knowledge is your ally. With Mitchell A. Kline Law Office, you have a team that ensures you're well-armed with this knowledge and supports you through every step of the[...]

Can I Request a Copy of My Personnel File?

As an employee, understanding your rights under federal and Illinois state laws is critical to ensuring you receive fair treatment in the workplace. One such indispensable right is the ability to acce[...]

Responding to an Employer Asking About Your Race

Ethnicity is a taboo subject to many people, but employers may lawfully ask about race in some cases. Depending on how the employer uses this information, the question could be discriminatory. In cont[...]