ADEA (Age Discrimination in Employment Act)

In Cumby, Jackson v. Sunbelt Rentals, Inc., Case No. 23-CV-06565-FPG, 2024 WL 2725183 (W.D.N.Y. May 28, 2024), the court, inter alia, denied defendant’s motion to dismiss plaintiff’s claim of age discrimination asserted under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA). From the decision: Here, at this early stage of proceedings, Plaintiff has plausibly alleged that…

Read More ADEA Age Discrimination (Termination) Claim Survives Dismissal; Plaintiff Alleged Negative Treatment Relative to Younger Employees
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In Howell v. Northwest Mississippi Community College, CASE NO. 3:23CV33-MPM-DAS, 2024 WL 1611897 (N.D.Miss. April 15, 2024), the court, inter alia, denied defendant’s motion for summary judgment on plaintiff’s claim of age discrimination (in violation of the Age Discrimination in Employment Act) arising from the non-renewal of plaintiff’s contract as head women’s basketball coach. In…

Read More Affidavit Constituted Direct Evidence of Age Discrimination; Summary Judgment Denied
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In Adams v. Equinox Holdings, Inc., 2024 WL 1787108 (2d Cir. Apr. 25, 2024) the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit affirmed the lower court’s award of summary judgment dismissing plaintiff’s claims of discrimination asserted under the Age discrimination in Employment Act and the New York City Human Rights Law. From the decision:…

Read More 2d Circuit Affirms Summary Judgment for Equinox on Age Discrimination Claims
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In Gentile v. Touro Law Center, 21-CV-1345 (JS)(ARL), 2024 WL 1719608 (E.D.N.Y. April 22, 2024), the court, inter alia, denied defendant’s motion for reconsideration of its decision to deny defendant’s motion to dismiss plaintiff’s claim of age discrimination asserted under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA). The court explained the procedural history (forming the…

Read More Age Discrimination Sufficiently Alleged; Motion for Reconsideration Denied
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In Ferrara v. Sterling, Inc., No. 23-0454-cv, 2024 WL 485742 (2d Cir. Feb. 8, 2024), the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit affirmed the lower court’s award of summary judgment to defendant on plaintiff’s age-based hostile work environment claims. The court held that even if the plaintiff had established the existence of a…

Read More Application of Faragher/Ellerth Defense Justifies Summary Judgment Dismissal of Age-Based Hostile Work Environment Claims, Second Circuit Holds
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In Cooper v. County of York, Civil No. 21-CV-01440, 2024 WL 183013 (M.D.Pa. Jan. 17, 2024), the court, inter alia, granted defendant’s motion for summary judgment on plaintiff’s claim of age-based hostile work environment asserted under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA). From the decision: Finally, York’s motion requests summary judgment on Cooper’s claims…

Read More Age-Based Hostile Work Environment Claim Dismissed on Summary Judgment
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In Swanson v. Lilly USA, LLC, Case No. 1:23-cv-00831-TWP-TAB (S.D. Ind. Jan. 10, 2024), the court, inter alia, denied defendant’s motion to dismiss plaintiff’s claim of age discrimination under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA). From the decision: The ADEA makes it unlawful “for an employer to fail or refuse to hire or to…

Read More Age Discrimination Claim Sufficiently Pled; Allegations Include Replacement by Substantially Younger Person
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In Walsh v. HNTB Corporation, 2023 WL 8851163 (D.Mass. Dec. 21, 2023), the court, inter alia, granted defendant’s motion for summary judgment on plaintiff’s claim of hostile work environment and constructive discharge (on the basis of age discrimination) in violation of the Age Discrimination in Employment Act. This decision teaches that the timing of allegedly…

Read More Age-Based Hostile Work Environment/Constructive Discharge Claim Dismissed; Alleged Discriminatory Comments Occurred 10 Months Before Resignation
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In Vichio v. US Foods, Inc., 88 F.4th 687 (7th Cir. 2023), the court reversed the lower court’s dismissal of plaintiff’s claim of age discrimination asserted under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, finding that there was a¬†genuine dispute of material fact as to whether the employer’s proffered reason for terminating him – deficient performance…

Read More Age Discrimination Claim Revived Following Summary Judgment Dismissal; Evidence Supported Inference That Alleged Deficient Performance Was Pretext For Discrimination
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In a recent case, Treadwell v. District of Columbia, Case No. 23-cv-03616 (CRC), 2023 WL 8764349 (D.D.C. Dec. 19, 2023), the court, inter alia, held that plaintiff plausibly alleged a claim of age discrimination arising from alleged offensive, age-related comments. From the decision: Though not by much, Treadwell has sufficiently pled that OAG subjected her…

Read More Age-Related Comments Plausibly Support Hostile Work Environment Claim, Court Holds
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