Congress Opens Fire On High Court Age Bias Ruling

Law360, New York (October 6, 2009, 6:11 PM EDT) -- Sen. Tom Harkin, D-Iowa; Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt.; and Rep. George Miller, D-Calif., have taken up arms following the U.S. Supreme Court's June decision in favor of FBL Financial Services Inc., launching legislation they claim will “restore vital civil rights protections” for older workers after the high court made it more difficult to prove age discrimination.

The Protecting Older Workers Against Discrimination Act, introduced Tuesday, aims to reverse the high court's narrow 5-4 ruling, in which the majority of justices held that the responsibility fell on...
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