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Barnes & Thornburg LLP | USA | 8 Jun 2017
The Age Discrimination in Employment Act Turns 50
Put 50 candles on the cake. In 1967, the U.S. Congress passed the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) with the stated purpose "to promote
Ogletree Deakins | USA | 10 Nov 2016
Eleventh Circuit Overturns Decades of Precedent in Holding that Job Applicants Cannot Claim Disparate Impact Under the ADEA
Sitting en banc, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals recently issued a ruling that affects whether job applicants may bring disparate impact claims
Epstein Becker Green | USA | 9 Jun 2011
The future of employment arbitration agreements the legacy of AT&T Mobility LLC v. Concepcion
Employment litigation is growing at a rate far greater than litigation in general.
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP | USA | 2 Feb 2011
Court advises employers to offer consistent and truthful reasons for actions
Employers may sometimes seek to 'pull punches' when informing an employee of the reasons for an adverse employment action - such as when the employee's employment is being terminated - and thus provide different reasons if the termination is later challenged before an administrative agency such as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).
Vedder Price PC | USA | 21 Jan 2011
Recent EEOC lawsuits suggest a prudent new year’s resolution for HR professionals
As we reported several years ago, the EEOC has shifted its focus towards so-called "systemic" litigation (EEOC Gearing Up for High-Impact "Systemic" Litigation, August 2006).
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP | USA | 1 Dec 2010
Adverse employment actions: be consistent and truthful when providing reasons
Employers may sometimes seek to "pull punches" when informing an employee of the reasons for an adverse employment action, such as when the employee's employment is being terminated, and thus provide different reasons if the termination is later challenged before an administrative agency such as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (the "EEOC").
Seyfarth Shaw LLP | USA | 15 Mar 2010
First Circuit finds evidence of pretext in “shifting explanations”
In Vélez v. Thermo King de Puerto Rico, Inc., the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit found evidence of pretext in an age discrimination case where an employer terminated a fifty-six year old employee without explanation, later disclosed the reason to the Puerto Rico Anti-Discrimination Unit (PRADU), and then added a second explanation to the first when the case was filed in federal court.
Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz PC | USA | 28 Jul 2009
New EEOC guidance for employees (that's right employees!)
As is becoming more apparent everyday, employers are facing a new government culture.
Faegre Baker Daniels LLP | USA | 28 May 2008
Supreme Court decides two retaliation cases
The Supreme Court issued two important decisions on May 27, 2008, concerning employment-related retaliation claims of which employers need to be aware.
Vedder Price PC | USA | 4 Mar 2008
Supreme Court endorses EEOC definition of “charge” under ADEA
In its second pro-employee decision in two days, the Supreme Court held that a charging party need not file a formal charge with the EEOC to satisfy the administrative charge-filing requirement.