Age Discrimination. Legal news and articles for April 24 - 30, 2013

What It Takes To Win An Age Discrimination SuitFirst Circuit rejects age discrimination claim based on isolated commentHow Far Will Protection From Discrimination Slip?Discrimination: Ageism factor faces critical legal test in the UKAge discrimination not evidenced by age-related comments, federal appeals ...Ex-fire marshal accuses city of age discriminationReport fails to support Norridgewock discrimination complaintInconsistent Treatment Of Employees Gets You Every Time Re: Age...LGBT groups warn of shortcomings as ENDA reintroducedChoreographer dances off with $125000 settlementEmployment Non-Discrimination Act StatementSupreme Court Urged to Curb Employment Retaliation ClaimsJackson Lewis | Age Discrimination Not Evidenced by Age-Related Comments ...Buffalo Bills Sued Over Age DiscriminationTesting the Supreme Court (again) on Employment Retaliation Claims

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Wells Fargo Accused Of Age Discrimination In Home Loans
Law360 (subscription)April 5, 2013

Law360, San Francisco (April 04, 2013, 6:14 PM ET) -- A couple who claim Wells Fargo practiced illegal age discrimination by ignoring their retirement savings when they applied to refinance their home loan urged a California federal judge Thursday to ...more »

Western Energy Services of Durango, Inc. (WESODI) Agrees to Pay $90000 to ...
The National Law ReviewApril 15, 2013

The Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 (ADEA) prohibits employment discrimination because of age. Employees and applicants 40 years of age and older are protected under the ADEA. The EEOC filed suit in U.S. District Court for the District of ...more »

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What It Takes To Win An Age Discrimination Suit
ForbesApril 30, 2013

Federal law says it's illegal for an employer with 20 or more employees to discriminate against employees 40 or older based on their age. Meanwhile, it has gotten harder and harder to win an age discrimination suit. Not that there aren't successes ...more »

First Circuit rejects age discrimination claim based on isolated comment
Lexology (registration)April 30, 2013

The First Circuit recently decided a Massachusetts state law age discrimination case that provides employers with several important reminders. In Woodward v. Emulex, the court affirmed a district court decision granting summary judgment for the ...more »

How Far Will Protection From Discrimination Slip?
AARP News (blog)April 29, 2013

AARP doesn't want protection against other forms of discrimination weakened like age discrimination. The emphasis has been on pushing Congress to fix language in the ADEA to once again elevate age discrimination to the level of race and gender.more »

Discrimination: Ageism factor faces critical legal test in the UK
Financial TimesApril 28, 2013

This is partly because the legislation is relatively new and lawyers are still looking to see how the age discrimination law is applied. Age discrimination was added to the list of eligible claims to be taken to employment tribunals in 2006, while the ...more »

Age discrimination not evidenced by age-related comments, federal appeals ...
Lexology (registration)April 26, 2013

Affirming summary judgment in favor of the employer in an age discrimination action under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act and the Michigan Elliott-Larsen Civil Rights Act, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit ruled that age-related ...more »

Ex-fire marshal accuses city of age discrimination
Valley morning StarApril 26, 2013

Lopez's lawsuit, filed in Cameron County's 444th state District Court, cites the federal Age Discrimination in Employment Act. “I want justice to be done,” Lopez, 58, said Thursday. Assistant City Manager Art Rodriguez, who oversees the fire department ...more »

Report fails to support Norridgewock discrimination complaint
Morning SentinelApril 26, 2013

The report states there is no reason to believe that Town Manager Michelle Flewelling discriminated against the former clerk, Charlotte Curtis, because of her age. While the commission's findings are not law, complaints and investigations may be ...more »

Inconsistent Treatment Of Employees Gets You Every Time Re: Age...
The National Law ReviewApril 25, 2013

The court denied summary judgment for an employer, finding that the plaintiff-employee had established a prima facie case of age discrimination and provided sufficient evidence of pretext. The case, Roach v. Safeway, Inc., Case No. 12-cv-1239-RBJ, ...more »

LGBT groups warn of shortcomings as ENDA reintroduced
Metro WeeklyApril 25, 2013

The religious exemption, which takes into account beliefs that may prevent a religious organization from hiring someone due to their sexual orientation or gender identity, has long been a sticking point for opponents of ENDA. ... "It gives a stamp of ...more »

Choreographer dances off with $125000 settlement
Business Management DailyApril 25, 2013

... four-year consent decree that will pay $125,000 to the choreographer. The decree also requires Marymount Manhattan to train employees who make hiring and tenure decisions about the Age Discrimination in Employment Act and other discrimination laws.more »

Employment Non-Discrimination Act Statement
American Civil Liberties Union News and Information (press release)April 25, 2013

It gives a stamp of legitimacy to LGBT discrimination that our civil rights laws have never given to discrimination based on an individual's race, sex, national origin, age, or disability. This sweeping, unprecedented exemption undermines the core goal ...more »

Supreme Court Urged to Curb Employment Retaliation Claims
Connecticut Law TribuneApril 25, 2013

Four years ago, a divided U.S. Supreme Court raised the bar for proving claims under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act. On Wednesday, employers urged the justices to impose the same high standard for retaliation claims under the nation's major ...more »

Jackson Lewis | Age Discrimination Not Evidenced by Age-Related Comments ...
Linex Legal (registration) (press release)April 24, 2013

Affirming summary judgment in favor of the employer in an age discrimination action under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act and the Michigan Elliott-Larsen Civil Rights Act, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit ruled that age-related ...more »

Buffalo Bills Sued Over Age Discrimination
WGRZ-TVApril 24, 2013

After more than 35-years with the NFL team, the former Equipment Manager was let go, but he says he was fired because of his age. Now he has filed an age discrimination lawsuit against the team. According to Hojnowski's attorney, "it was Mr. (Buddy ...more »

Testing the Supreme Court (again) on Employment Retaliation Claims
The National Law ReviewApril 24, 2013

FBL Financial Services, Inc., 557 U.S. 167 (2009), a case interpreting another employment statute - the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA). The similarity in the statutory language of the ADEA and the language of Title VII's retaliation ...more »

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