All Items: Age Discrimination

  • Restaurant Chain Pays Nearly $3 Million to Settle Age Discrimination Claims

    May 10, 2018

    The Florida-based chain Seasons 52 has agreed to pay $2.85 million and provide equitable relief to settle an Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) lawsuit brought by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) on behalf of applicants ages 40 and older who had been denied jobs because of their age.

  • EEOC Discusses Age Discrimination Issues at New York Seminar, Commission Meeting

    June 7, 2017

    The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is currently hosting the New York District Technical Assistance Program Seminar (TAPS), which has emphasized federal age discrimination protections in conjunction with the 50th anniversary of the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 (ADEA).

  • Texas Roadhouse Settles EEOC Age Bias Lawsuit for $12 Million

    April 4, 2017

    The Texas Roadhouse restaurant chain has agreed to pay $12 million to resolve a class action lawsuit in which the EEOC accused it of engaging in a nationwide pattern and practice of age discrimination in hiring.

  • Job Applicants May Not Bring ADEA Disparate-Impact Claims, 11th Circuit Finds

    October 14, 2016

    In a first-of-its-kind ruling, the 11th Circuit has held that the disparate-impact provision in the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) only covers discrimination against employees, not job applicants. The decision creates a split in the circuits that could lead to Supreme Court review.

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