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Will Congress Fix Stupid Age Discrimination Loophole?

In most discrimination cases, you only have to prove discrimination was one of the motives your employer had in taking action against you. For instance, if you announce you're pregnant and are suddenly included in a mass layoff where others with less experience and less stellar reviews aren't...

U.S. Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Government Workers’ Age Bias Appeal

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Supreme Court this morning agreed to hear the appeal of a Seventh Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruling that state and local government employees may bring age discrimination claims directly under the Equal Protection Clause of the 14th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution...

Age Bias Not Enough to Prevail Under ADEA

The Age Discrimination in Employment Act ("ADEA") prohibits an employer from discriminating against an employee on the basis of age. To prevail on an ADEA claim , it is not enough to show that a supervisor was biased against older employees. A successful plaintiff needs to show that she suffered...