A city did not violate federal age discrimination law by enforcing a mandatory retirement policy for police officers over the age of 65, the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled in affirming judgment.
May state and local government employees avoid the limitations of the Age Discrimination in Employment Act by bringing age discrimination claims directly under the Equal Protection Clause and §1983?
The U.S. Supreme Court will decide whether state and local government employees can avoid the limitations of the Age Discrimination in Employment Act by bringing age discrimination claims directly under the Equal Protection Clause and §1983.
The National Football League’s standard arbitration clause took a double hit this morning when a Missouri court refused to enforce it against two former employees of the Kansas City Chiefs who sued the team for age discrimination.
An age discrimination plaintiff presented sufficient evidence of outrageous conduct by his former employer to support a jury’s award of $500,000 in punitive damages, the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled in affirming judgment.
A 63-year-old age discrimination plaintiff who won a $2.25 million jury award for retaliation will have his emotional distress damages cut for the second time, the 1st Circuit has ruled.
The town of Elkton, Md. will pay $235,000 to an assistant town administrator/finance director it fired, allegedly because of his age, under a settlement reached with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
A federal jury in Colorado has awarded $187,000 in back pay to a former RadioShack employee who claimed he lost his job in retaliation for his complaints about age discrimination.
A federal jury has ordered the city of Boise to pay $1 million to an organization that helps homeless people because the city discriminated against women and children and retaliated against the organization when board members complained.
Federal employers have reduced the time they take to process job discrimination complaints, according to a new study by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.