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Employers May Face Age Discrimination Liability Even Without Proof of Any Discriminatory Intent

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    Smith v. City of Jackson, 544 U.S. 228 (1995) (0 other reports)

Author: William Denham, Shortt & Nguyen, PC

In Smith v. City of Jackson, +544 U.S. 228 (1995), the United States Supreme Court addressed whether an employer discriminated against its older employees by raising all salaries according to rank and seniority, when the effect of the raises was to give the older employees a disproportionately smaller percentage raise.