Age Discrimination. Legal news and articles for January 28 - 31, 2014

Fired employees win $1M age discrimination caseAge Discrimination Claim Dismissed; Section 1983 Action Moves ForwardEmployment — national origin discrimination — age discriminationFormer IBM Employee Wins Up To $4 Million In Age Discrimination SuitFormer IBM Employee Wins Up To $4 Million In Age Discrimination SuitFormer IBM Employee Wins Age Discrimination SuitMaine court rules transgender student should have been allowed to use ...The Ugly Truth about Age DiscriminationCotuit firefighter loses discrimination lawsuitCourt: Transgender student's rights were violatedGrampian fire chief loses age discrimination caseAge discrimination case: David Dalziel loses fire service tribunalJudge Rules Age Discrimination Claims Against CSAA Can Proceed In One TrialAge discrimination hearing begins in CBAge discrimination: enhanced redundancy payment to older workers is ...

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The rise of the older worker – and age-discrimination lawsuits
The Globe and MailJanuary 14, 2014

And in 2012, a 72-year-old civil servant in Alberta was given her job back and awarded several years of back pay after winning an age-discrimination case over a move to not renew her contract when she was 67. The issue is a legal minefield for ...more »

Veterans Left Behind on the Battlefield: A New Form of Veteran Discrimination...
Huffington PostJanuary 21, 2014

The veteran discrimination does not come from anti-war groups or individuals opposed to the military, but instead from employers and organizations looking to assist those who have served. It comes in the form of discriminating against veterans by age...more »

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Fired employees win $1M age discrimination case
Kansas City Business JournalJanuary 31, 2014

A Wyandotte County jury returned a $1 million verdict for four former Kansas Gas Service employees who say they were fired because of age discrimination. After company administrators discovered pornography on one employee's computer, they tracked it to ...more »

Age Discrimination Claim Dismissed; Section 1983 Action Moves Forward
New York Law Journal (registration)January 31, 2014

Plaintiffs alleged that mandatory participation in this process violated their rights under the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA), which provides that the government "may substantially burden a person's exercise of religion only if it ...more »

Employment — national origin discrimination — age discrimination
Wisconsin Law JournalJanuary 31, 2014

Where an employee continued to send unprofessional e-mails, despite warnings not to do so, her termination was not discrimination. “Zayas' performance evaluations do not overcome the more recent disciplinary actions imposed on her. The record indicates ...more »

Former IBM Employee Wins Up To $4 Million In Age Discrimination Suit
Connecticut Law TribuneJanuary 31, 2014

The IBM internal investigator said he would have ceased the age discrimination probe had the employee signed a severance agreement. The judge said IBM should have been interested in uncovering the truth regardless of whether the employee, James ...more »

Former IBM Employee Wins Up To $4 Million In Age Discrimination Suit
Connecticut Law TribuneJanuary 31, 2014

The IBM internal investigator said he would have ceased the age discrimination probe had the employee signed a severance agreement. The judge said IBM should have been interested in uncovering the truth regardless of whether the employee, James ...more »

Former IBM Employee Wins Age Discrimination Suit
Connecticut Law TribuneJanuary 31, 2014

The IBM internal investigator said he would have ceased the age discrimination probe had the employee signed a severance agreement. The judge said IBM should have been interested in uncovering the truth regardless of whether the employee, James ...more »

Maine court rules transgender student should have been allowed to use ...
The Globe and MailJanuary 31, 2014

School officials violated state anti-discrimination law when they would not allow a transgender fifth-grader to use the girls' bathroom, Maine's highest court has ruled. The family of ... Nicole is a biological male who identified as a girl beginning ...more »

The Ugly Truth about Age Discrimination
ForbesJanuary 31, 2014

But age discrimination persists. It's the only kind of employment discrimination I know of that people talk about openly, either because they're unaware of the laws preventing it (in the U.S., you're supposed to be protected from age discrimination...more »

Cotuit firefighter loses discrimination lawsuit
CapecodonlineJanuary 31, 2014

A lawsuit filed by Jayne Pierce against the district in Barnstable Superior Court alleging sexual discrimination is still pending. Another complaint filed by the Pierces with the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination claiming age...more »

Court: Transgender student's rights were violated
News 10NBCJanuary 30, 2014

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A transgender fifth-grader should have been allowed to use the girls' bathroom, Maine's highest court ruled Thursday, concluding that school officials violated state anti-discrimination law. Nicole Maines' family and the Maine ...more »

Grampian fire chief loses age discrimination case
Scotland on SundayJanuary 30, 2014

David Dalziel, 62, claimed he missed out on leading Scotland's new national fire and rescue service because of his age. He later resigned. The veteran fireman decided to sue the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) after he lost out on senior ...more »

Age discrimination case: David Dalziel loses fire service tribunal
BBC NewsJanuary 29, 2014

The former head of Grampian's fire service has lost an age discrimination case, the BBC Scotland news website has learned. David Dalziel, 62, held the Grampian post for eight years until it was merged into a single service. He applied to become the ...more »

Judge Rules Age Discrimination Claims Against CSAA Can Proceed In One Trial
Sacramento BeeJanuary 29, 2014

By The Law Firm of Gwilliam, Ivary, Chiosso, Cavalli & Brewer. The Law Firm of Gwilliam, Ivary, Chiosso, Cavalli & Brewer. Last modified: 2014-01-28T19:21:35Z. Published: ... Lead Plaintiffs' attorney J. Gary Gwilliam commented on the ruling: "CSAA ...more »

Age discrimination hearing begins in CB
TheChronicleHerald.caJanuary 28, 2014

The Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission is hearing the case involving Doug Foster, the former director of planning for Cape Breton Regional Municipality. While the legal team representing the municipality suggests age discrimination does not apply if ...more »

Age discrimination: enhanced redundancy payment to older workers is ...
Lexology (registration)January 28, 2014

The Court of Appeal has held that an enhanced redundancy scheme, which benefited older employees, was objectively justified by the legitimate aim of providing a proportionate financial cushion to older employees, who were statistically more likely to ...more »

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