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The $80,000 Secret – The Importance of Confidentiality Clauses

When a 69 year old former school headmaster’s contract wasn’t renewed he filed a claim for age discrimination. The school, Gulliver Preparatory School, decided to settle this lawsuit and in the settlement included a confidentiality agreement. While there are several … Continue reading

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Recent Federal Case Underscores the Importance of Supervisory Training

A recent decision of our federal appellate court serves as a reminder that supervisors are the company’s first line of defense and, therefore, underscores the importance of investing in adequate supervisory training.   In Acevedo-Parrilla, et al. v. Novartis Ex-Lax, Inc., … Continue reading

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Proposed Bill Would Make It Easier for Plaintiffs to Prevail on Age Discrimination Claims

Congress is considering a bill that would make it easier for plaintiffs to prevail on age discrimination lawsuits under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA). Currently, litigants claiming age discrimination must prove that, “but for” their age, they would … Continue reading

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New Federal Legislation Designed to Ease the Standard in Proving Age Cases

Lawmakers in both the House and Senate have introduced legislation, which, if passed, will amend the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 to make it easier for plaintiffs in age discrimination to prove their cases. This legislation, entitled Protecting … Continue reading

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