Age Discrimination. Legal news and articles for November 8 - 14, 2012

W.Va. SC affirms $2M award in age discrimination caseSupreme Court lets $2M award stand in age discrimination case1594775 Public Notice - REA Statement of NondiscriminationBias claim big boost in case of retaliationBalto. Co. seeks delay in pension age-discrimination caseWoman settles age-discrimination lawsuit against Historical Society of Western ...Ask the Headhunter: The "Dirty Little Secret" of Age DiscriminationAsk the Headhunter: The 'Dirty Little Secret' of Age DiscriminationMissourians for Equality Seeks LGBT Anti-Discrimination Law for 2014 BallotMoses Cadillac Buick GMC Truck sued over alleged age discriminationTrustee, not debtor, must bring age discrimination suit, 6th Circuit rulesHigh court to take new look at voting rights lawCouple sues City of Huntington for discriminationAge discrimination being felt by readerSanta Clara City Desk

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Couple sues City of Huntington for discrimination
West Virginia RecordNovember 9, 2012

The defendants' actions violate the West Virginia Human Rights Act for age discrimination, according to the suit, and their actions violate West Virginia Code for discriminatory termination of an injured employee. Maynard and his wife, Janet Maynard ...more »

Ask the Headhunter: The "Dirty Little Secret" of Age Discrimination
PBSNovember 13, 2012

When a Fortune 50 company downsized, they hired me to coach some employees on how to find new jobs. One of these people was 58 years old. He was tired of the discrimination he faced. He tried dyeing his hair darker. He left dates off his resume to hide ...more »

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W.Va. SC affirms $2M award in age discrimination case
Legal News LineNovember 14, 2012

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Legal Newsline) – The Jackson County Circuit Court's denial of a motion for a new trial in an age discrimination case in which more than $2 million dollars was awarded “should not be disturbed,” according to the West Virginia Supreme ...more »

Supreme Court lets $2M award stand in age discrimination case
West Virginia RecordNovember 14, 2012

In April 2009, Rice filed a complaint with the Circuit Courtof Jackson County, alleging that the defendant company “willfully, maliciously and unlawfully” terminated Rice's employment and grounding the complaint upon an allegation of age discrimination.more »

1594775 Public Notice - REA Statement of Nondiscrimination
Osakis ReviewNovember 14, 2012

... the Rural Utilities Service, an agency of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and is subject to the provisions of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, the Age...more »

Bias claim big boost in case of retaliation
Nashua TelegraphNovember 14, 2012

Retaliation claims under employment discrimination laws often have a better chance of resulting in a successful jury verdict than a straight employment discrimination claim. This was the case in the matter of Lawrence Trainor v. HEI Hospitality LLC ...more »

Balto. Co. seeks delay in pension age-discrimination case
Baltimore SunNovember 13, 2012

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission sued the county in 2007, alleging that the pension system violated the federal Age Discrimination in Employment Act. Related; Balto. Co.: Ruling in EEOC case could mean increased pension contributions ...more »

Woman settles age-discrimination lawsuit against Historical Society of Western ...
Tribune-ReviewNovember 13, 2012

An Ohio Township woman has settled her federal age-discrimination lawsuit against the Historical Society of Western Pennsylvania, which operates the Heinz History Center, according to court documents. Terri Sue Blanchette, 50, claimed in the lawsuit ...more »

Ask the Headhunter: The "Dirty Little Secret" of Age Discrimination
PBSNovember 13, 2012

When a Fortune 50 company downsized, they hired me to coach some employees on how to find new jobs. One of these people was 58 years old. He was tired of the discrimination he faced. He tried dyeing his hair darker. He left dates off his resume to hide ...more »

Ask the Headhunter: The 'Dirty Little Secret' of Age Discrimination
PBSNovember 13, 2012

In some companies, discrimination against older job candidates is an unwritten policy. As I've suggested before, a person has choices. You can take them to court and sue if you can afford it. But most can't. You can walk away and forget about it, which ...more »

Missourians for Equality Seeks LGBT Anti-Discrimination Law for 2014 Ballot
Riverfront Times (blog)November 13, 2012

"Discrimination," any unfair treatment based on race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age as it relates to employment, disability, or familial status as it relates to housing; but this section shall ...more »

Moses Cadillac Buick GMC Truck sued over alleged age discrimination
West Virginia RecordNovember 12, 2012

CHARLESTON — A former employee is suing Moses Cadillac Buick GMC Truck, Inc., claiming he was discriminated against based on his age. Delbert Canterbury was employed by the defendant from Nov. 1, 2009, until May 31, according to a complaint filed ...more »

Trustee, not debtor, must bring age discrimination suit, 6th Circuit rules
Thomson Reuters News & InsightNovember 12, 2012

Nov. 12 (Westlaw Journals) – A Tennessee woman who filed a Chapter 7 petition four days after being fired from her job at a women's clothing store lacks standing to sue her former employer for age discrimination, a federal appeals court has ruled. Auday v.more »

High court to take new look at voting rights law
Wall Street JournalNovember 10, 2012

With a look at affirmative action in higher education already on the agenda, the court is putting a spotlight on race by re-examining the ongoing necessity of laws and programs aimed at giving racial minorities access to major areas of American life ...more »

Couple sues City of Huntington for discrimination
West Virginia RecordNovember 9, 2012

The defendants' actions violate the West Virginia Human Rights Act for age discrimination, according to the suit, and their actions violate West Virginia Code for discriminatory termination of an injured employee. Maynard and his wife, Janet Maynard ...more »

Age discrimination being felt by reader
EMC Almonte/Carleton PlaceNovember 8, 2012

I was astounded to hear that in this day and age, that we are seeing such obvious discrimination. Age, race sex. It's still discrimination. My family ... We were looking forward to watch him play his favourite game at age 80. My father turns 80 next ...more »

Santa Clara City Desk
Santa Clara WeeklyNovember 8, 2012

Several federal laws prohibit discrimination in a variety of contexts. The Civil Rights Act prohibits discrimination based on race, color, sex, national origin, religion, and pregnancy. The Americans with Disabilities Act prohibits discrimination based ...more »

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