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11th Circ.'s Stance On Disparate Impact For Job Applicants ($$)

Eleventh Circuit, sitting en banc, held that an unsuccessful job applicant “cannot sue an employer for disparate impact [under § 4(a)(2) of the Age Discrimination in Employment Act] because [an] applicant has no ‘status as...
Law360
added Nov 7, 2016 20:23
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Creating circuit split, 11th Circuit finds ADEA authorizes disparate impact claims by job applicants

The language of the ADEA is unclear as to whether it authorizes disparate impact claims by job applicants, said a divided Eleventh Circuit, which deferred to the EEOC’s interpretation of the statute and construed ADEA Section 4(a)(2) to apply to disappoi
Employment Law Daily (Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory US)
added Nov 7, 2016 18:35
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EEO ROUNDUP: 11TH CIR. RULING SOUNDS WARNING FOR WORKERS NOT TO SLEEP ON JOB RIGHTS

The court rejected Richard Villarreal’s argument that his time to pursue a claim under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act was, for fairness’ sake, delayed. Villarreal said the facts showing that R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. failed to hire him based on
Bloomberg BNA (Bureau of National Affairs)
added Nov 7, 2016 18:33
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RICHARD VILLARREAL v. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY PINSTRIPE INC United States Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit.

And we conclude that Villarreal is not entitled to equitable tolling of his claim of disparate treatment because he admitted facts that establish that he did not diligently pursue his rights. We affirm in part and remand for the panel to address the remai
Findlaw
added Nov 7, 2016 18:28
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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
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Eleventh Circuit: ADEA Does Not Permit Job Applicants To Bring Disparate Impact Claims

In an en banc decision issued October 5, 2016, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that job applicants cannot bring disparate impact claims under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (“ADEA”). (Villarreal v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., October
National Law Review
added Nov 7, 2016 18:22
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BELL: IS MISSOURI’S AMENDMENT 3 TRULY IN FAVOR OF THE CHILDREN?

One of the main red flags regarding this amendment is that it has been largely designed and funded by one of Big Tobacco’s dominating forces, R. J. Reynolds...devised by Big Tobacco, for Big Tobacco, and will ultimately benefit, you guessed it, Big Tobacc
The Current (University of Missouri-St. Louis)
added Nov 7, 2016 14:57
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[Florida] DUBINSKY v. RJR: TRANSCRIPT (PDF)

Proceedings before the Honorable Charles 12 Roberts, Circuit Judge..."Now, the jury, if they conclude that Mr. Dubinsky died from skin cancer in this case, then plaintiffs will not be able to establish medical causation on their wrongful death claim.
Amazon CloudFront
added Nov 5, 2016 22:41
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[Missouri] Why Tobacco Companies Are Spending Millions To Boost A Cigarette Tax

"It was basically, 'It's my way or the highway.' So we took the highway," Rallo says. "And when you're going down the highway, you might pick up an interesting companion." That "interesting companion" is tobacco giant R.J. Reynolds. Since December of 20
KSMU (Springfield, MO)
added Nov 5, 2016 13:46
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[Florida] Fla. Judge Rejects Jury's $6M Verdict Against RJ Reynolds

Minutes after jurors gave their verdict and left the courtroom, Judge Migna Sanchez-Llorens granted R.J. Reynolds' motion for a directed verdict that rejected the jury's punitive damages finding. "The court heard no evidence that would substantiate evid
Law360
added Nov 5, 2016 01:37
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