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Michigan Dental Surgery Practice Sued for Age Discrimination

Professional Endodontics P.C., a dental surgery practice based in Southfield, Mich., with three locations, has been sued by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) for allegedly firing an employee because of her age. According to the EEOC lawsuit, Karen …

Court: Indiana County Layoffs of Older Workers not Discriminatory

A federal appeals court has ruled against 20 former Lake County employees who claimed their layoffs were driven by age discrimination. The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago ruled that the plaintiffs, many of whom are now in their …

City Colleges of Chicago to Settle Age Discrimination Lawsuit for $60K

City Colleges of Chicago will pay $60,000 to settle a federal discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity (EEOC), the federal agency announced. In its lawsuit, the EEOC charged that Harold Washington College, part of the City Colleges …

Texas-Based Atlas Resource Partners Faces Federal Age Bias Suit

A federal agency has charged a Fort Worth, Texas-based company with discrimination for firing an experienced production foreman fired because of his age. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) said it has filed a lawsuit against Atlas Resource Partners. …

Texas Roadhouse to Pay $12M to Settle Age Discrimination Suit Filed in Massachusetts

Texas Roadhouse, a national, Kentucky-based restaurant chain, will pay $12 million and furnish other relief to settle an age discrimin­ation lawsuit brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Oppor­tunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced. The EEOC had filed suit seeking …

Ex-Workers Allege Age Discrimination, Sue Spirit AeroSystems in Kansas

Twenty-four workers laid off by Spirit AeroSystem in 2013 have sued the aircraft parts maker alleging it targeted older workers covered by its health insurance who had costly medical conditions. The former employees, members of the Society of Professional Engineering …

Washington-based Spirit Aerosystems Hit with Worker Discrimination Suit

Employees laid off by Spirit AeroSystems Holdings Inc. in 2013 filed a lawsuit on Monday accusing the aircraft parts supplier of singling them out by age and disability. Twenty-four plaintiffs were named and another 150 may join the case, attorney …

West Virginia Supreme Court Reverses Dismissal of Age Discrimination Case

The West Virginia Supreme Court has reversed a previous ruling it made that dismissed a lawsuit alleging age discrimination. The Charleston Gazette-Mail reports that the court on April 14 reversed its decision to uphold a judge’s ruling which dismissed 65-year-old …

Indiana Company to Pay $100K to Resolve Age Discrimination Suit

Seymour Midwest, a Warsaw, Ind., hand tool manufacturing company, will pay $100,000 and furnish other relief to resolve an age discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the agency announced. According to EEOC’s suit, Seymour Midwest …

2 Minnesotans Sue White Castle for Age Discrimination

Two long-time White Castle employees from Minnesota are suing the fast food chain claiming they were forced from management positions because they’re too old. Fifty-eight-year-old Terry Fransen, of St. Paul, says he was a White Castle general manager for three …