Dennis Beaver | You & the Law

DennisBeaverAttorney Dennis Beaver has practiced law for many years in Bakersfield, California. Read more about Dennis and his background here. Dennis is a syndicated newspaper columnist and writes a weekly column entitled “You and the Law”. There have been numerous requests over the years to make these articles available and we are happy to offer them here. They are also indexed for your convenience.

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June 11, 2021 • By Dennis Beaver

As the concept of age discrimination has become better known, complaints from older American workers — people over 40— have gradually increased. Since COVID-19, agencies that deal with age discrimination have seen a significant ramping up of employee complaints.

Recently I discussed this timely issue with Lou Reyes who runs a YouTube channel for people over 50, appropriately called “Over 50tv.” While not a lawyer, his experience in this area came from 14 years as a publisher of business-to-business magazines and “having managed over 100 people.”

I asked him, “How do business owners wind up spending thousands of dollars in attorney fees defending age discrimination claims and likely paying a stiff judgment? Here is Reyes’ by-the-numbers ways of getting yourself sued:…click here to read more