Mealey's Labor & Employment - U.S. Supreme Court Rejects IBM Employee's Age Bias Appeal

Mealey's Labor & Employment - U.S. Supreme Court Rejects IBM Employee's Age Bias Appeal

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Supreme Court on June 23 declined to hear a former International Business Machines Corp. (IBM) employee's appeal in which he claimed that the 10th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals improperly held that comments by his supervisors about his "shelf life" and his readiness to "hit the bench" did not amount to direct evidence of age discrimination (George Mark Roberts v. International Business Machines Corporation, No. 13-1240, U.S. Sup.; 2014 U.S. LEXIS 4415).

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