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It's tough to prove age bias after getting caught sleeping on the job

I was reading this Third Circuit decision yesterday about an employee who got demoted for sleeping on the job, and all I could think of was Homer Simpson . For not unlike Homer J., a nuclear safety technician, this employee was responsible for monitoring his plant's equipment to prevent malfunctions...

Sleeping at Work Probably Won't Help Plaintiff's Discrimination Claim

Last week, the Third Circuit released its opinion in Vasbinder v. Dept. of Veterans Affairs (opinion here) .The plaintiff was a boiler plant operator, responsible for continuously monitoring the plant's equipment to prevent malfunctions that could result in explosions, property damage, interruptions...