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An effort to mitigate the harm done by the 2009 U.S. Supreme Court decision Gross v. FBL Financial Services is underway in both the U.S. House and Senate in the form of the Protecting Older Workers Against Discrimination Act. oldcouplewalking

Our Costa Mesa age discrimination attorneys know that the Gross decision had been a major disappointment to advocates against age discrimination, as it made it effectively made it tougher to prove such a claim.

Essentially, the Supreme Court ruled that plaintiffs who allege age discrimination was the “but for” or deciding factor in a negative employment decision. By contrast, plaintiffs who allege discrimination based upon religion, sex, race or national origin need only prove that discrimination was a “motivating factor.”

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