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“Overqualified,” or just too old?

Posted in Discrimination, HR
Last week, I received a scathing comment from Dale Kleber, a Chicago-area lawyer and a plaintiff in an age discrimination lawsuit. Mr. Kleber did not like my gut reaction to his lawsuit, which was based on an article that I’d read in The Washington Post. It appeared to me that Mr. Kleber — then a 58-year-old lawyer with… Continue Reading

Employers, I’m on your side — so watch out! ;-)

Posted in HR, Lawyers!
At a client seminar that my office presented during the very contentious 2016 campaign season, my law partner John Doyle delivered an introductory disclaimer. Although I may not have his words verbatim, I will never forget the message, which was as follows: The only thing we’re partisan about is employers. That’s it. It was a great way to dispel the… Continue Reading