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Eleventh Circuit Rules Against EEOC Finding Age Discrimination in Hiring Claims Cannot Be Based on Disparate Impact Theory

May a job applicant sue a prospective employer based on a policy that had an adverse and disproportionate effect on him because of his age? The Eleventh Circuit, in an en banc opinion published October 5, 2016, Villarreal v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., Pi
Eleventh Circuit Business Blog (Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP)
added Nov 7, 2016 18:26

[Missouri] Challengers to tobacco tax hike take fight out of courtroom and onto the airwaves

In the ad, entitled “Diner,” Joe Camel – former controversial mascot of the R.J. Reynolds Camel cigarette brand – walks into a diner, drops a cigarette on the ground, and stomps it out with his foot before sitting at the counter. Then, he lights another
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Oct 14, 2016 17:54

[Maryland, Pennsylvania] Pa. Can Keep $126M After SCOTUS Rejects Tobacco Case

The U.S. Supreme Court has refused to hear an appeal by R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., Philip Morris USA Inc. and others challenging a Pennsylvania court ruling that modified a national settlement over tobacco-related health care costs in a way that saved th
The Legal Intelligencer
added Oct 14, 2016 17:42

US Supreme Court denies MSA appeal by Big 3 tobacco manufacturers

The manufacturers' first petition was filed April 21 involving its dispute with Pennsylvania. The amount of money in dispute is several hundred millions of dollars, according to the petition. Reynolds and Philip Morris declined Tuesday to comment on the
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Oct 11, 2016 17:02

[Maryland, Pennsylvania] U.S. Supreme Court declines to hear tobacco arbitration dispute

let stand lower court rulings allowing Pennsylvania and Maryland to keep tens of millions of dollars in a dispute with tobacco companies involving the massive 1998 settlement over deceptive marketing and advertising of cigarettes. The justices declined t
added Oct 11, 2016 15:43

Hurricane Matthew Spins Tobacco Case into Mistrial, Washes Delays into Florida Courts

The mistrial followed three days in which the Brevard County courthouse had been dark... The three-day delay Matthew caused in the Wallace trial, combined with a crowded court docket, led to the mistrial declaration. No new trial date has been set.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 11, 2016 01:48

Federal appeals court hands Reynolds victory in age-discrimination lawsuit

A federal appellate court has rejected the main legal argument of a Georgia man who sued R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and two job-search groups for age discrimination in his attempt to gain work as a territory manager.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Oct 8, 2016 16:05

[Florida] Attorneys Argue Whether Claim Against RJR is Time Barred, as COPD Trial Opens

Attorneys argued whether a suit against R.J. Reynolds over a Florida woman’s respiratory disease is time barred, as trial in a suit by the woman’s widower opened this week against the tobacco powerhouse. Konzelman v. R.J. Reynolds, 2008-CV-019620.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 8, 2016 00:29

11th Circuit nixes R.J. Reynolds job applicant's age bias claim

A divided U.S. appeals court...found that R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co, represented by Jones Day, did not violate the federal Age Discrimination in Employment Act by telling recruiters to hire workers just out of college and passing over 49-year-old Richard
added Oct 7, 2016 11:53

[California] HILTZIK: The deceptive campaign against Prop. 56 comes from the tobacco industry's old playbook

Supporters of Proposition 56 are hoping that a groundswell of skepticism about the industry, aided by a strong tide of pro-initiative commentary in the press, will put this version over the top. But initiative campaigns seldom lend themselves to nuanced
Los Angeles Times
added Oct 7, 2016 16:43
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