Age Discrimination

April 8, 2017

Garden City Baseball Coach Files Lawsuit for Age Discrimination

Baseball Coach Files Suit Alleging Age Discrimination According to Newsday, longtime coach Rich Smith has filed a lawsuit in federal court alleging that the Garden City Union Free School District discriminated against him in violation of the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA). Smith, 74, was the head coach of Garden City’s varsity baseball team for the last 44 of his 50 years working for the district, until the end of the 2016 season when […]
February 28, 2017

New York City Workers Sue La Rivage for Violating Their Rights

Another New York City Restaurant Faces Allegations of Employment and Wage Violations The restaurant industry finds itself once again defending allegations of wage violations and discriminatory behavior toward employees. In an era when more and more workers are enforcing their rights, restaurant employees in New York City are finding success, holding their employers accountable for rampant workplace violations. This February, six servers over the age of 40 who worked at the French bistro La Rivage […]
July 30, 2016

Age Discrimination in the News

New York age discrimination attorneys at Leeds Brown make sure to stay well informed about the many discrimination cases filed each year. If you are an employee who is over 40, you may want to stay abreast of some of the latest “big” age discrimination cases making the news. Age discrimination is often explained away by other factors and, according to many, does not receive the same attention or treatment as other types of discrimination […]