Nurses Hit VA With Age Bias Class Action

Law360, New York (July 19, 2013, 2:50 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs was hit with a proposed class action Tuesday in federal court by five nurses of one of its New York state health care systems who allege the department refused to promote them and threatened to fire them on account of their age.

The workers, "a diverse group" of veteran nurses of different races, accused the department of a "systematic failure" to promote them even though they had in some cases worked for VA for decades and were qualified to move...
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