8th Circ. Agrees To Rehear Securitas Age Bias Suit En Banc

Law360, New York (October 23, 2013, 5:36 PM ET) -- The full Eighth Circuit agreed last week to consider whether a 76-year-old's age discrimination suit over his termination from Securitas Security Services USA Inc. was properly dismissed by a Missouri federal judge.  

A divided three-judge panel reinstated the suit in August, reversing the judge's decision to grant summary judgment to Securitas because the majority concluded that former security guard Carlyn Johnson had put forward enough evidence to raise genuine doubt as to the legitimacy of Securitas' motive for axing him after he was involved in a...
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Case Information

Case Title

Carlyn Johnson v. Securitas Security Services

Case Number

12-2129

Court

Appellate - 8th Circuit

Nature of Suit

3440 Other Civil Rights

Date Filed

May 10, 2012

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