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21% of U.S. Workers Over 40 Claim They Have Experienced Age Bias, Insurer Says

Age discrimination affects more than one-fifth of U.S. workers over the age of 40, a particular number of which are men, according to a survey from specialty insurer, which warns companies to be mindful of the related workplace liabilities. “Age …

NY1 News Anchors Sue Charter For Age, Gender Discrimination

Five female news anchors sued Charter Communications Inc., claiming rampant age and gender discrimination at the company’s popular New York One news channel has rendered their decades of experience meaningless. “NY1 has blatantly marginalized them and cast them aside in …

Vegas Water District Paid $559K in Age Bias Lawsuit

A newspaper reports that newly obtained documents show seven former Las Vegas water utility company employees and their lawyer were paid $559,000 to settle an age discrimination lawsuit. The Las Vegas Review-Journal reported the Las Vegas Valley Water District admitted …

Court Rules Federal Age Bias Law Protects Only Current Employees, Not Applicants

A divided U.S. appeals court on Wednesday dealt a setback to older job applicants, saying they cannot invoke a federal law against age bias in employment to challenge hiring policies they believe have a discriminatory impact. In an 8-4 decision, …

Jury Awards Woman $31M in California Age Discrimination Lawsuit

A 58-year-old Southern California woman has been awarded $31 million in an age discrimination case against her former employer. Codie Rael of Ontario sued Washington-based Danaher Corp. and two subsidiaries, claiming that Rael’s bosses repeatedly made remarks that she was …

Former Pitcher Sambito Sues Agency He Worked for in Calfornia

Former major league pitcher Joe Sambito has sued the company that employed him as an agent, claiming wrongful termination and age discrimination. Sambito filed the suit in California Superior Court in Orange County against Independent Sports & Entertainment, ISE Baseball …

Russian Female Flight Attendant Sues Aeroflot for Discrimination

“Old, fat and ugly” is what Yevgeniya Magurina jokingly calls a group of flight attendants for Russia’s flagship airline Aeroflot who she claims have been sidelined in an apparent drive to make the cabin crew younger and more physically attractive. …

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 …

$300K Age Bias Verdict Against Wayne State Affirmed

A longtime employee at Wayne State University in Detroit, Mich., who blamed her firing on age discrimination has won an appeal of a $300,000 verdict. Wayne State tried to have the verdict overturned, but it was affirmed by the Michigan …

Former Paralegal in Oregon County Files Age, Discrimination Suit

A former paralegal has filed a discrimination lawsuit against Crook County in central Oregon alleging that she was fired because of her age and disability. The Bulletin reported that 65-year-old Debra Foltz filed the federal lawsuit last week. According to …