Mealey's Labor & Employment - 9th Circuit: Broadcasting Firings On Televisions Did Not Cause Distress

Mealey's Labor & Employment - 9th Circuit: Broadcasting Firings On Televisions Did Not Cause Distress

SAN FRANCISCO - The termination of three employees at an Arizona rental truck facility did not constitute age discrimination or intentional infliction of emotional distress despite the firings being broadcast over closed circuit televisions, a Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel ruled March 6 (John Howard, et al. v. Ryder Truck Rental, Inc., AKA Ryder System, Inc., AKA Ryder Transportation Services, No. 12-15530, 9th Cir.; 2014 U.S. App. LEXIS 4210).

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