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Docket: Employment Discrimination

    

Case Name: Tramp v. Associated Underwriters

Court: U.S. Ct. App. 8th Cir.    Docket: 13-2546

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Case Result: Summary judgment for employer reversed as there was evidence employer terminated older employees because it believed that by doing so it would reduce the company's health care costs.

Case Name: Iskanian v. CLS Transportation

Court: Cal. Supreme Court    Docket: S204032

Read Summary and AARP's Amicus Brief (PDF)

Case Result: Arbitration agreement requiring an employee, as a condition of employment, to give up the right to bring representative state statutory private attorney actions in any forum is contrary to public policy.

Case Name: Duran v. U.S. Bank National

Court: Cal. Supreme Ct.    Docket: S200923

Read Summary and AARP's Amicus Brief (PDF)

Case Result: Statistical sampling may provide an appropriate means of proving liability and damages in some wage and hour class actions.

Case Name: Summers v. Altarum Institute

Court: U.S. Ct. App. 4th Cir.    Docket: 13-1645

Read Summary and AARP's Amicus Brief (PDF)

Case Result: Temporary impairments can be a disability protected by the ADAAA.

Case Name: Muhammad v. Stagecoach Group

Court: NJ Superior Court, Union County    Docket: UNN-L-003819-09

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Case Result: Confidential settlement of all parties included agreement to revised (vastly improved) diabetes employment policy and issuance of joint press release announcing the policy.

Case Name Hall v. Rite Aid (See also under Other docket, Kilby v. CVS Pharmacy; Henderson v. JPMorgan Chase Bank)

Court: Cal. Ct. App.     Docket: D062909

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Case Issue: Does state law mandate that working employees be provided with seats when their work reasonable permits use of seats?

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Find cases in which AFL has advocated in courts nationwide for the rights of older persons, and filed AARP’s amicus curiae (“friend of the court”) briefs that help courts decide precedent-setting cases. The cases within the drop-down categories below are in alphabetical order for ease of searching.

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Our legal advocacy initiatives  - conducted by AARP Foundation Litigation (AFL) - reflect nearly 20 years of work in federal and state courts across the country. Through our efforts, we support the Foundation’s four impact areas: Tackling Senior Hunger, Paving the Way to Stable Income, assuring the adequacy and availability of Safe and Afffordable Housing and Reconnecting People to Families and Communities, and ensure that those 50 and older have a voice in the laws and policies that affect their daily lives.