9th Circ. Revives Age-Bias Claim In Vegas Casino Suit

Law360, Los Angeles (January 8, 2014, 8:16 PM EST) -- The Ninth Circuit on Wednesday revived an age-discrimination claim in a suit in which six women accused Treasure Island LLC of illegally replacing them with younger workers, ruling that an aesthetician working at its salon passed an audition when reapplying for her job.

Partially reversing a Nevada federal judge's summary judgment favoring the Las Vegas casino, the appeals court found that Linda Rancati could make out a prima face case of age bias because one of the reasons given for her termination was that she allegedly...
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