Third Circuit holds that workers in their 50s can sue under Federal age discrimination law when an e

In Karlo v. Pittsburgh Glass Works, LLC, 2017 BL 6064, 3d Cir., No. 15-3435, issued January 10, 2017, the Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit held that the Federal Age Discrimination in Employment Act (“ADEA”), which protects individuals over the age of forty from age discrimination, allows plaintiffs to proceed with a disparate-impact claim whereby only a “subgroup” or segment of employees over the age of forty are alleged to have been disfavored relative to younger employees. Disparate impact claims do not require proof of discriminatory intent, and instead seek to redress facially neutral policies that are “fair in form, but discriminatory in operation.” The facts before the Court of A

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