Miller, Miller & Canby’s employment law and employment litigation attorney Scott Mirsky was recently quoted in a Law360 article, “3 Lessons for Employers From Judge’s Fitness-For-Duty Suit.” Mirsky shared insight on steps employers can take to avoid facing age discrimination litigation from older workers. He suggested that employers make sure their managers are trained in age-related discrimination issues, with workforce instruction ensuring that the same zero-tolerance policy that applies to any form of workplace discrimination also applies to age. He also cautioned against the practice of evaluating older workers using different standards, simply because of their age; every worker should be evaluated using uniform criteria.
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Scott Mirsky is a Principal in Miller, Miller & Canby’s Employment Law and Employment Litigation practice. He focuses his practice on advising and litigating construction, business, and employment disputes. He has more than 20 years of experience in handling non-compete and trade secret disagreements, employment claims, issues concerning independent contractors, intellectual property infringement cases, complex construction issues, wage and overtime disputes and breach of contract claims. Learn more about Miller, Miller & Canby’s Employment Law and Employment Litigation practices. Scott may be reached here.