CBS Cuts Age Bias Claims From Reporters' Suit

Law360, New York (July 19, 2010, 6:38 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has rejected claims by two former on-air reporters that CBS Broadcasting Inc. fired them because of their age, but declined to rule just yet on whether older employees were forced to bear the brunt of the network’s budget reductions.

On Thursday, Judge Marilyn H. Patel of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California cut down William Schechner and John Lobertini’s allegations that, ordered to slash expenses by 10 percent, CBS-owned KPIX-TV axed the newsmen in March 2008 because they are...
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Case Title

Schechner et al v. KPIX-TV et al


Case Number

3:08-cv-05049

Court

California Northern

Nature of Suit

Civil Rights: Jobs

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Marilyn H. Patel

Date Filed

November 4, 2008

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