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California Servers Awarded $5.7M In Age Discrimination Suit

A jury has awarded nearly $5.7 million to four servers who alleged they were fired from a Los Angeles restaurant because of their ages. City News Service reported Superior Court jurors last week awarded damages to the women, who range …

Jury Awards $3.5M To Alaska Man Wrongfully Fired

A 76-year-old Alaska man has won a wrongful termination lawsuit against a company that fired him in 2008. An Anchorage jury awarded $3.5 million to Paul Blakeslee after he was fired while preparing a report on what he considered improper …

Court Revives Ex-Chrysler Executives’ Age Bias Claims

Hundreds of former Chrysler LLC executives claiming they lost retirement benefits because of age bias can sue the company’s former parent Daimler AG, a U.S. appeals court ruled on Tuesday. More than 450 former auto executives have said they lost …

Employment Bias Complaints Against Private Sector at All-Time High: EEOC

Employment discrimination complaints against private sector employers reached an all-time high in the most recent fiscal year, federal regulators said this week. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) said it received a record 99,947 charges of employment discrimination and …

Insurance Executive: IMDb’s Counter Against Actress Is Savvy Business Move

The Internet Movie Database’s decision to battle the anonymous actress who sued it for revealing her age may not only be a good defense but it’s also a savvy business and public relations strategy that may solidify the Web site’s …

State Agencies Not Exempt from Age Bias Claims, Says Mass. Court

The Massachusetts Appeals Court has ruled state agencies aren’t exempt from age discrimination lawsuits, even when the discrimination is the result of a policy that doesn’t explicitly target older workers. The case involved a Department of Revenue tax examiner who …