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AARP Foundation Senior Attorney Laurie McCann is an expert in the field, with extensive litigation experience related to age discrimination and other employment issues.
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Experienced civil rights attorney with significant expertise in labor and employment law. Strong legal professional skilled in Policy Analysis, Civil Litigation, Legal Research, Public Policy, and Legal Writing.
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Hi AARPLynne,The key is not to oversell your experience. Your experience should bring you confidence and you can explain that it will allow you to bring insight and a new perspective but you should also acknowledge that you know you still have much t...
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@MichaelP841772, I am sorry to hear about your husband's frustrations in finding employment. It's really tough out there, especially during the pandemic. My advice is for him to not give up - it takes time - unfortunately longer than for younger work...
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@lisad270587, I am sorry to hear about your frustrations finding a job after moving to be closer to your father. I was disheartened to hear that the medical employer you applied to requires applicants to submit their date of birth.  Right now, asking...
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@yearofthehorse, I am so sorry to hear about your devastating experience with age discrimination at the hands of your former employer and then your frustrations with the EEOC. All too often, the agency accepts the employer's explanation of facts with...
lmccann58 01-19-2021 05:46 AM
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Hi @RichardL679908, Here are a list of the U.S. Supreme Court decisions concerning age discrimination and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA). AARP/AARP Foundation filed friend-of-the-court (amicus curiae) briefs in almost all of them. Su...
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Hi AARPLynne,The key is not to oversell your experience. Your experience should bring you confidence and you can explain that it will allow you to bring insight and a new perspective but you should also acknowledge that you know you still have much t...
lmccann58 02-01-2021 07:15 AM
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@MichaelP841772, I am sorry to hear about your husband's frustrations in finding employment. It's really tough out there, especially during the pandemic. My advice is for him to not give up - it takes time - unfortunately longer than for younger work...
lmccann58 01-27-2021 10:48 AM
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@lisad270587, I am sorry to hear about your frustrations finding a job after moving to be closer to your father. I was disheartened to hear that the medical employer you applied to requires applicants to submit their date of birth.  Right now, asking...
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@yearofthehorse, I am so sorry to hear about your devastating experience with age discrimination at the hands of your former employer and then your frustrations with the EEOC. All too often, the agency accepts the employer's explanation of facts with...
lmccann58 01-19-2021 05:46 AM
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Hi @RichardL679908, Here are a list of the U.S. Supreme Court decisions concerning age discrimination and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA). AARP/AARP Foundation filed friend-of-the-court (amicus curiae) briefs in almost all of them. Su...
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Hi AARPLynne,The key is not to oversell your experience. Your experience should bring you confidence and you can explain that it will allow you to bring insight and a new perspective but you should also acknowledge that you know you still have much t...
lmccann58 02-01-2021 07:15 AM
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@MichaelP841772, I am sorry to hear about your husband's frustrations in finding employment. It's really tough out there, especially during the pandemic. My advice is for him to not give up - it takes time - unfortunately longer than for younger work...
lmccann58 01-27-2021 10:48 AM
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@lisad270587, I am sorry to hear about your frustrations finding a job after moving to be closer to your father. I was disheartened to hear that the medical employer you applied to requires applicants to submit their date of birth.  Right now, asking...
lmccann58 01-19-2021 05:52 AM
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@yearofthehorse, I am so sorry to hear about your devastating experience with age discrimination at the hands of your former employer and then your frustrations with the EEOC. All too often, the agency accepts the employer's explanation of facts with...
lmccann58 01-19-2021 05:46 AM
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Hi @RichardL679908, Here are a list of the U.S. Supreme Court decisions concerning age discrimination and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA). AARP/AARP Foundation filed friend-of-the-court (amicus curiae) briefs in almost all of them. Su...
lmccann58 01-19-2021 05:43 AM
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