Tag Archives: Mixed-motive

Federal employee can bring mixed-motive age claim

A federal employee could sue for age discrimination without meeting the traditional burden of proving that age was the “but-for” cause of his failure to obtain a promotion, the D.C. Circuit has ruled in reversing judgment.

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Court hears arguments in age bias case

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments Tuesday in an age discrimination case where the legal issues were so thorny, even a seasoned high court litigator was compelled to comment.

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