DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A former workers' compensation attorney for a Tyson Foods meatpacking division sued the company for wrongful termination, accusing company officials of making anti-gay...
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Two former airport maintenance workers who sued the city of Portland, Maine, over alleged age discrimination have reached a settlement agreement.
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — The former coach of the Holy Cross women's basketball team who was fired in March after 34 years has sued the school, alleging breach of contract, defamation, age...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Two former homicide prosecutors who were among 31 staffers fired by Philadelphia's district attorney have filed a lawsuit against the top prosecutor and the city alleging age...
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — A federal lawsuit filed Friday accuses the University of Kansas Medical Center of discharging an employee who reported age discrimination practices by a department...
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A Bismarck man who was convicted of murder 20 years ago is arguing that a life sentence discriminates against younger inmates.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The longtime composer of "The Simpsons" has sued over his dismissal from the long-running series, saying he was discriminated against because of his age and a perceived...
MOSS POINT, Miss. (AP) — Eleven people are suing the mayor of a Mississippi city over claims of age discrimination and harassment.
News outlets report the lawsuit was filed July 2 against...
NEW YORK (AP) — Five anchorwomen at a New York City news channel sued their company Wednesday, saying they were marginalized and cast aside to make room for younger women and men.
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — A longtime Fargo pilot and flight instructor says he's considering legal action to get his license back, claiming he's the victim of age...
CHICAGO (AP) — Are older workers being discriminated against on the job? The answer appears to depend on the age of the person asked.
About half of Americans think there's age discrimination...
MOSS POINT, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi Gulf Coast mayor says a federal investigation into age discrimination claims has turned up no proof of violations.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — 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...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A television station has settled with three former Tennessee on-air news personalities who sued the station over age discrimination and harassment.
MOSS POINT, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi city's former clerk and its current fire department chief are among a dozen past and present employees who have filed complaints with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
NEW YORK (AP) — Eight former employees at the Saks Fifth Avenue flagship store filed a race and age discrimination lawsuit Tuesday against the high-end store and its corporate parent, alleging they were subjected to a hostile work environment and unfairly fired.
The suit, filed in New York, said the men "were each forced to endure a pervasive pattern of discrimination and retaliation ... their respective managers deliberately targeted them because of their race and/or age."
UTRECHT, Netherlands (AP) — Self-styled positivity guru Emile Ratelband thinks age is just a number. And his is a number the Dutchman wants changed.
The 69-year-old TV personality has asked a court in the Netherlands to approve his request for a new birthday that officially would make him 49.
Ratelband says his legal appeal is consistent with other forms of personal transformation that are gaining acceptance and government recognition in the Netherlands and around the world.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has decided unanimously that local governments with small workforces must comply with a federal law against age discrimination.
The justices ruled Tuesday in favor of two Arizona firefighters who claimed they were laid off because of their age when the local fire district they worked for faced a budget squeeze.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — The Springfield school district has reached a settlement with a longtime secretary who claimed in a lawsuit that the district tried to fire her because of her age.
GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) — A former Mississippi basketball coach is suing over his dismissal claiming age discrimination.
The Sun Herald reported Thursday former Long Beach High School coach Joel Boone field a lawsuit against the school district in Gulfport federal court. Boone is in his mid-70s and seeks to be reinstated and receive back pay, damages and attorney's fees.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission alleges the University of Wisconsin System refused to hire a former longtime employee because of her age.
The EEOC filed the lawsuit Monday. According to the lawsuit, Bambi Butzlaff Voss was 53 years old and subject to a layoff from her job as a marketing and communications specialist at University of Wisconsin's Waukesha campus.
ST. JOSEPH, Mich. (AP) — Two musicians with the Southwest Michigan Symphony Orchestra have resigned after receiving disciplinary action that they allege was based on their ages.
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — A former Crawford County deputy alleges in a lawsuit she was fired after the sheriff told her she was too old and too feeble to do the job.
Mary Mays spent more than 20 years at the sheriff's office before she was fired last fall after failing a firearms test. The lawsuit alleges younger deputies were allowed to retake it if they didn't pass.
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — A 60-year-old employee at Volkswagen's Chattanooga auto plant has filed a class-action lawsuit in which he contends the company is using a rebranding effort to discriminate against workers once they turn 50.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — 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 "outdated," ''part of the old culture" and a "dumb female." Rael said she quit from job stress.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — 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 Wednesday in California Superior Court in Orange County against Independent Sports & Entertainment, ISE Baseball and ISE Chairman Ron Burkle along with a pair of predecessor companies.
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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State University has agreed to pay $765,000 and review its policies to settle an age discrimination lawsuit filed by two women who said they were forced to retire as instructors.
The Columbus Dispatch reports Julianne Taaffe and Kathryn Moon sued the school in 2015. Both taught English as a second language. Moon is 67 and Taaffe is 62.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A former administrative assistant for Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts has filed a lawsuit accusing the state of age discrimination.
The Lincoln Journal Star reports an attorney for former aide Kathleen Graham filed the lawsuit Friday in Lancaster County District Court.
DETROIT (AP) — Two former Detroit Lions employees have filed suit against the team, claiming they were fired because of racial and age discrimination.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The Florida-based corporation that owns the Olive Garden restaurant chain has settled a federal lawsuit after one of its other chains allegedly told job candidates it doesn't hire "old white guys."
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Latest on age discrimination lawsuits filed in Oregon over Dick's Sporting Goods and Walmart's new gun policies (all times local):
The Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries says it will accept complaints from those who believe they have been discriminated against by new policies at Dick's Sporting Goods and Walmart that restrict gun sales to people 21 and older.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A man in his 70s is suing the Riddle School District in southern Oregon, claiming he wasn't chosen to be coach of a girl's high school basketball team because of age discrimination.
The Oregonian/OregonLive reported Monday the suit was filed on behalf of Jack. Ball in U.S. District Court in Eugene.
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — The state of Missouri will pay $1.1 million to settle two sex and age discrimination lawsuits filed by a former state employee.
The Columbia Tribune on Wednesday obtained a copy of the settlement finalized this week on behalf of Cindy Guthrie.
Guthrie and former Missouri Division of Employment Security director Gracia Backer filed suit in 2014 naming former Missouri Department of Labor and Industrial Relations director Larry Rebman, then-Gov. Jay Nixon and others.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — An appeals court has upheld a ruling that the Missouri Veterans Commission and its executive director discriminated against the commission's former ombudsman on the basis of her age and sex.
A panel of the Western District Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday that the commission didn't prove that the Cole County judge improperly handled evidence in the trial over Pat Row Kerr's lawsuit against the commission, executive director Larry Kay and the state Public Safety Department.
DALLAS (AP) — A federal agency charges in a lawsuit that CBS discriminated based on age when the Dallas-Fort Worth network affiliate declined to hire a traffic reporter in her 40s in favor of a less experienced one in her early 20s.
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission said in a statement Tuesday that KTVT-TV violated a federal law prohibiting age discrimination by employers.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Another former employee of the Chobani yogurt plant in Idaho has filed a lawsuit accusing the company of age discrimination.
Virginia Tucker, who worked as a maintenance technician at the Twin Falls plant from January 2013 until she was fired in June 2015, filed the lawsuit Monday in federal court.
The suit says Tucker was older than 60 when she was fired and was the second-oldest employee in the maintenance department.
MIDDLE TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — A lifeguard who was fired at age 52 and sued a New Jersey Shore town for age discrimination has been awarded nearly $130,000.
Paul McCracken was fired in 2011. He claimed Ocean City had increased running and swimming test requirements as part of a scheme to force older lifeguards to retire or face reduced hours, which would cut their salaries and ultimately affect their pensions.
CROWN POINT, Ind. (AP) — 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 Wednesday that the plaintiffs, many of whom are now in their 70s and 80s, weren't victims of deliberate discrimination.
BRAINTREE, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts fire chief has filed an age discrimination lawsuit against the town that employs him.
The Patriot Ledger reports (http://bit.ly/2tu0vJK ) that Braintree Deputy Fire Chief Alan Predella filed a suit in U.S. District Court in Boston last week. The 56-year-old says Braintree took his benefits away because he didn't retire when he reached his maximum pension.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Age-related discrimination in the workplace still exists 50 years after the enactment of legislation designed to prevent it, aging experts and advocates told the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission on Wednesday.
Laurie McCann, senior attorney for the AARP Foundation Litigation, said the law "should not be treated as a second-class civil rights statute providing older workers far less protection than other civil rights laws."
DETROIT (AP) — A longtime employee at Wayne State University 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 appeals court in a 2-1 decision Thursday.
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — Maine Sen. Susan Collins is among a group of senators that wants older workers to have more options in battling discrimination at work.
Collins, a Republican, is helping introduce the Protecting Older Workers Against Discrimination Act. The senators say the proposal would give older workers the ability to take legal action if age discrimination affects their professional opportunities.
MIDDLEBURY, Conn. (AP) — A private boarding school for girls in Connecticut is facing a pair of age discrimination lawsuits.
The Republican-American (http://bit.ly/2mglF7w ) reports that officials at the Westover School in Middlebury say they terminated the plaintiffs for legitimate reasons and not because of age.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on a ruling to block a California law that allows entertainment professionals to force a website to remove their ages. (all times local):
A federal judge in San Francisco has blocked a California law that allows actors and other entertainment professionals to force a popular industry website to remove their ages.
The law that Gov. Jerry Brown signed in September was intended to prevent age discrimination in Hollywood.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A California law that restricts a popular Hollywood website from posting actors' ages raises First Amendment concerns and does not appear likely to combat age discrimination in the entertainment industry in any meaningful way, a federal judge said Wednesday.
U.S. District Court Judge Vince Chhabria granted IMDb.com's request to block AB 1687 while the website's lawsuit challenging it winds through the courts.