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U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Please identify and describe a case in which an employer's activities were restricted due to age related rights of employees. Be sure to explain how the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's criteria for age discrimination applies to the case. I would like references to the case please. Thank you

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1. Please identify and describe a case in which an employer's activities were restricted due to age related rights of employees.

In the following case, the activities of the employers (e.g. to promote a youth culture) were being restricted, according to the employer, due to the age of the workers and the employee's rights to continue working with the company regardless of age.

In other words, the employer cannot fire the employees due to age.

EXAMPLE CASE:

Case: Agreement Reached in Age-Discrimination Suit Against Capital One
Source: Associated Press, Daily Press (VA)
Status: settlement: age discrimination
Date: June 12, 2003
Capital One Financial Corp. and a group of its former employees said Thursday they had reached an out-of-court settlement in an age-discrimination lawsuit filed by the employees against the credit card company. As many as 60 former ...

Solution Summary

This solution identifies and describes a case in which an employer's activities were restricted due to age related rights of employees. It also explains how the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's criteria for age discrimination applies to the case, with references provided.

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