Fired News Director Of NY's WPIX Loses Age Bias Suit

Law360, New York (August 1, 2012, 9:21 PM EDT) -- A federal jury on Wednesday rejected an age discrimination lawsuit that a former WPIX Inc. news director brought after the New York television station allegedly replaced her with a younger hire.

An eight-person jury decided Karen Scott had not met her burden under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act and New York state and city human rights laws. Scott sued in June 2010, claiming her managers fired her after 16 years with the station to replace her with someone younger but blamed the firing on poor...
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