Age discrimination

August 05, 2019 - 7:37 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The longtime composer of "The Simpsons" has sued over his dismissal from the long-running series, saying he was discriminated against because of his age and a perceived disability. The lawsuit filed by Alf Clausen in Los Angeles Superior Court on Monday for age discrimination,...
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August 05, 2019 - 7:20 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The longtime composer of "The Simpsons" has sued over his dismissal from the long-running series, saying he was discriminated against because of his age and a perceived disability. The lawsuit filed by Alf Clausen in Los Angeles Superior Court on Monday for age discrimination,...
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FILE - In this Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018 file photo, self-styled Dutch positivity guru Emile Ratelband answers questions during an interview in Utrecht, Netherlands. A Dutch court on Monday Dec. 3, 2018, has rejected the request of Emile Ratelband to shave 20 years off his age, in a case that drew worldwide attention. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong, File)
December 03, 2018 - 7:20 am
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch motivational speaker Emile Ratelband may feel like a 49-year-old but according to Dutch law he is still 69. A Dutch court on Monday rejected Ratelband's request to shave 20 years off his age in a case that drew worldwide attention. "Mr. Ratelband is at liberty to...
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William Charles Blocker, right, one of eight plaintiffs in a lawsuit against Saks Fifth Avenue department store, speaks during a press conference at his lawyer's office, Tuesday Nov. 20, 2018, in New York. The lawsuit charges that Saks, which is owned by Hudson's Bay Company, subjected the men to unlawful age and race discrimination, a hostile work environment and unlawful retaliation. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
November 20, 2018 - 4:37 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Eight former employees at the Saks Fifth Avenue flagship store filed a race and age discrimination lawsuit Tuesday against the high-end store and its corporate parent, alleging they were subjected to a hostile work environment and unfairly fired. The suit, filed in New York, said...
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November 20, 2018 - 1:44 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Eight former employees at the Saks Fifth Avenue flagship store have filed a race and age discrimination lawsuit against the high-end store and its corporate parent. The suit was filed on Tuesday in New York. Attorney Derek Sells says the black, white and Hispanic men were subjected...
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Self-styled Dutch positivity guru Emile Ratelband answers questions during an interview in Utrecht, Netherlands, Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018. For Ratelband age really is just a number. In a legal battle that is stretching the debate about just how far a person can go in changing his or her identity, the sixty-nine-year-old television personality has asked a Dutch court to officially change his biological date of birth to make him 49. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
November 08, 2018 - 1:04 pm
UTRECHT, Netherlands (AP) — Self-styled positivity guru Emile Ratelband thinks age is just a number. And his is a number the Dutchman wants changed. The 69-year-old TV personality has asked a court in the Netherlands to approve his request for a new birthday that officially would make him 49...
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November 06, 2018 - 10:17 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has decided unanimously that local governments with small workforces must comply with a federal law against age discrimination. The justices ruled Tuesday in favor of two Arizona firefighters who claimed they were laid off because of their age when the local fire...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Oct. 21, 1986 file photo, dejected Boston Red Sox relief pitcher Joe Sambito holds a towel to his face as he sits in the dugout in the eighth inning after being pulled out of third game of the World Series against the New York Mets at Fenway Park in Boston, Mass. Former major league pitcher Joe Sambito has sued Independent Sports & Entertainment, the company that employed him as an agent, claiming wrongful termination and age discrimination. Sambito filed the suit Wednesday, May 30, 2018 in California Superior Court in Orange County. (AP Photo/Paul Benoit, File)
May 31, 2018 - 5:05 pm
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Former major league pitcher Joe Sambito has sued the company that employed him as an agent, claiming wrongful termination and age discrimination. Sambito filed the suit Wednesday in California Superior Court in Orange County against Independent Sports & Entertainment,...
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May 18, 2018 - 1:17 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A former Deere & Co. factory manager cannot sue the company under the Iowa Civil Rights Act because he worked and lived in China when he was disciplined for having sexual relationships with two Chinese woman also employed by the company, the Iowa Supreme Court said...
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FILE - This Thursday, March 1, 2018, file photo shows a Dick's Sporting Goods sign at one of their stores. A 20-year-old man in southern Oregon has filed a lawsuit against Dick’s Sporting Goods and Walmart after he says they refused to sell him a rifle. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File)
March 06, 2018 - 7:45 pm
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A 20-year-old man from Oregon has filed lawsuits against Dick's Sporting Goods and Walmart, alleging the two retailers discriminated against him when they refused to sell him a rifle because of his age. Dick's and Walmart restricted gun sales to people 21 and older in the wake...
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