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Tag Archives: Age Discrimination

Jury awards $1.3 million to professor in American University age-discrimination case

Loubna Skalli Hanna had been recommended for tenure at American University after an intensive evaluations and years of being a scholar on the Middle East at the school. When tenure was abruptly denied, she felt more than blindsided, she said. ...

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Second Circuit – Age Discrimination: Velazco v. Columbus Citizens

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit – Age Discrimination – NYC Human Rights Law Contrasted with Federal & State Law   Velazco v. Columbus Citizens 14-842 Judges Katzmann, Kearse and Raggi   Background: The plaintiff appealed from a ...

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WDNY — Age Discrimination: Focarazzo v. University of Rochester

U.S. District Court, WDNY Age Discrimination Satisfactory Performance Focarazzo v. University of Rochester 10-cv-6285L Judge Larimer Background: The plaintiff commenced an action against her former employer alleging age discrimination. The plaintiff worked in several secretarial positions before being hired as ...

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Second Circuit — Age Discrimination: Sotomayor v. City of New York

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit Age Discrimination Poor Work Performance Sotomayor v. City of New York 12-2319-cv Judges Winter, Chin and Droney Background: The plaintiff appealed from a grant of summary judgment dismissing the plaintiff’s discrimination and ...

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WDNY — Age Discrimination: Lippincott v. Target Corporation

U.S. District Court, WDNY Age Discrimination Constructive Discharge — Discriminatory Animus Lippincott v. Target Corporation 10-cv-6417-cjs-mwp Judge Siragusa Background: The defendant moved for summary judgment seeking to dismiss the plaintiff’s Age Discrimination in Employment Act case. Ruling: The District Court ...

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WDNY — Age Discrimination — Disability: McNamee v. Starbucks Coffee Company

U.S. District Court, WDNY Age Discrimination — Disability Exhaustion — Pretext McNamee v. Starbucks Coffee Company 10-cv-6508 cjs Judge Siragusa Background: The plaintiff alleged that her former employer discriminated against her and filed numerous claims under the Civil Rights Act, ...

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Second Circuit — Age Discrimination: Bucalo v. Shelter Island Union Free Sch. Dist.

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit Age Discrimination Burden-shifting — Burden of Production Bucalo v. Shelter Island Union Free Sch. Dist. 10-1516-cv Judges Winter, Straub and Lynch   Background: The plaintiff appealed from a judgment based on a ...

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Federal employer must pay interest on back pay award, rules 9th Circuit

A federal employer must pay interest on an award of back pay in an age discrimination case, the 9th Circuit has ruled in reversing judgment. The federal Back Pay Act generally waives the government's sovereign immunity from liability for interest on a back pay award.

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Age Discrimination: Stein v. Churchville-Chili Central School District

U.S. District Court, WDNY   Age Discrimination Stein v. Churchville-Chili Central School District 09-CV-6061 Judge Larimer Background: The plaintiff Ronald Stein was employed as a school bus driver for the Churchville-Chili Central School District from June 2003 until Dec. 4, ...

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Age Discrimination: Yacklon v. East Irondequoit Central School District

U.S. District Court, WDNY Age Discrimination Yacklon v. East Irondequoit Central School District 10-CV-6079 Judge Larimer Background: The plaintiff Charles Yacklon, appearing pro se, brings this action against the East Irondequoit Central School District, and three individuals, John Abbott, Susan ...

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