Legal Process Paper
John Doe worked for a large sofa manufacturing company in the Northeastern United States. He was the supervisor of the pillow-stuffing department. He oversaw the activities of fifteen people. John was 50 years old and he had been working for the company for 15 years at various levels and 3 years at his present level. He was a respected and well-liked person in the company. This all changed when a new Plant Manager was, hired to streamline production.
James Doe was a, young enterprising person, straight out of College, where he earned his degree in business management. James immediately took a dislike to John because when there were problems everyone went to John for answers and not to James. James started giving John all kinds of trouble, he would tell him he was working too slow and making jokes about what happens when one ages. John laughed it off until on morning in a production meeting.
At the meeting, there was a new person present. When James introduced him to the group, he said that John was to train him in his position so John can start thinking about his retirement. John was, upset by this and went to the owner. The owner told him, "James is in charge and I trust his judgment." John felt hurt that the company would treat him so badly. John made many attempts to get an explanation, but only ran into roadblocks and got no answers. He had no choice but file a complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) for age discrimination. John called the local EEOC field office. He found the phone number and other useful information on the, EEOC"S website, www.eeoc.gov.
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is a Government agency, which exists to protect all of...