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Former Employee Tries to Prove Younger Workers Treated Better

Former Employee Tries to Prove Younger Workers Treated Better

Due to declining revenue, a company reduced the size of its workforce. When the company’s marketing manager was let go, he filed a lawsuit, claiming that the loss of his…

Don’t Say You’re Going to Quit Unless You’re Really Going to Quit

Don’t Say You’re Going to Quit Unless You’re Really Going to Quit

If you’re not planning on leaving your place of employment, it’s best not to go home early and tell people that you’re quitting. A former TV reporter learned this lesson…

Discrimination Lawsuit Against Catholic Church Becomes Question of “Ministerial Exception”

Discrimination Lawsuit Against Catholic Church Becomes Question of “Ministerial Exception”

The Music Director for St. John Neumann Catholic Church in Austin, TX, was fired. He sued, claiming violations of the ADEA (Age Discrimination in Employment Act) and ADA (Americans with…

Man Laid Off for Several Months, Returns to Work in New Position — and with a Lawsuit

Man Laid Off for Several Months, Returns to Work in New Position — and with a Lawsuit

A tractor operator for Olin Corporation had a medical condition requiring him to work a regular daytime shift with no overtime. He was ultimately laid off for a number of…

Passed Over for Promotion — A Lack of Qualifications, or Because of the Man’s Age?

Passed Over for Promotion — A Lack of Qualifications, or Because of the Man’s Age?

Not being promoted in the workplace is most often due to a lack of qualifications. That’s one of the reasons proffered by the Nordam Group for a former employee, but…

Computer Program Determines Employee Raises — But Is the Manager Discriminating?

Computer Program Determines Employee Raises — But Is the Manager Discriminating?

A woman working at Sandia National Laboratories brought legal action against the parent company, alleging discrimination on the basis of her age and national origin. She specifically claimed that her…

Truck Driver Fired After Accident — He Responds by Suing His Former Employers

Truck Driver Fired After Accident — He Responds by Suing His Former Employers

A collision in a company vehicle led to a truck driver’s termination, an act that took both the driver and his former employers to court. He made a number of…

Healthcare Worker Sues After Losing Job for Threatening to “Slap” a Patient

Healthcare Worker Sues After Losing Job for Threatening to “Slap” a Patient

A patient care technician working for St. Luke’s Dialysis, LLC, which runs a kidney dialysis center in Ohio, was fired for threatening a patient. The employee, an African-American woman in…

Superintendent’s Death Creates Hurdles in Case of Age Discrimination, Retaliation

Superintendent’s Death Creates Hurdles in Case of Age Discrimination, Retaliation

A woman who, on two separate occasions, was not hired for a school librarian position claimed a school district had discriminated against her because of her age and retaliated against…

Did Company Intentionally Withhold or Destroy Evidence?

Did Company Intentionally Withhold or Destroy Evidence?

A former employee of the United States Enrichment Corporation (USEC) filed a lawsuit against the company, alleging a violation of the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) and Ohio state…

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