DC Circ. Revives Ex-State Dept. Worker's Age Bias Suit

Law360, New York (August 7, 2012, 5:43 PM EDT) -- A divided D.C. Circuit panel on Tuesday revived an age discrimination lawsuit filed by a former safety inspector at the U.S. Embassy in Paris who was fired because he turned 65, rejecting the government's argument that he wasn't covered by the Age Discrimination in Employment Act.

The U.S. Department of State argued that Congress exempted workers like plaintiff John R. Miller Jr. from ADEA coverage with section 2(c) of the Basic Authorities Act — but if that were so, lawmakers would not have used ambiguous language...
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