Firefighter Age Bias Suit Survives Motion To Toss

Law360, New York (February 7, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- Both sides met with a judge's rebuff last week in an age discrimination suit brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission against a New York village for allegedly withholding retirement benefits from volunteer firefighters over age 65.

Judge Leonard D. Wexler on Thursday denied the Incorporated Village of Valley Stream’s bid to toss out the case from the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, but also rejected the EEOC’s motion to find the village liable for more than 10 years of...
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