Appeals Court OKs Firefighters' Mandatory Retirement

Law360, New York (May 16, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- An appeals court on Monday endorsed the City of Chicago’s mandatory retirement age for firefighters, putting to rest a long-standing age discrimination class action.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit on Monday upheld a lower court’s ruling that the firefighters’ collective bargaining agreement did not preclude the city from implementing a mandatory retirement age for them. The decision came six years after the suit was filed in district court and three years after the appellate court ruled that the city’s mandatory retirement rule...
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