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31Jan

Federal Court Rules that DEA Does not Protect Job Applicants

Business owners are aware of federal laws that prohibit discrimination in employment.  They also understand that federal ani-discrimnation laws protect both current employees and job applicants.  So it is surprising to see the recent decsion from the 7th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals in Illinois ruling that the AGe Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA does not apply to job applicants claiming disparate impact based on age.

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