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Tag Archives: Age discrimination

10-2455 Van Antwerp v. City of Peoria

Employment Age discrimination Where an employee was not promoted, because the position did not become available as anticipated, the failure to promote was not age discrimination. “We do not believe Van Antwerp has proffered sufficient evidence to allow a jury to find that the Department’s legitimate reason for rescinding his transfer was a pretext for discrimination. To establish pretext, Van ...

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09-3015 Runyon v. Applied Extrusion Technologies, Inc.

Employment Age discrimination Where an employee had a turbulent relationship with co-workers from the start, and had several heated disputes with them, his termination was not age discrimination. “Extrusion explained at trial that Runyon was fired primarily because he was involved in three altercations. This is consistent with earlier statements from company officials. Hamilton told Runyon that he was losing ...

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