Judge Limits Claims In Quest Ageism Suit To NJ Workers

Law360, New York (March 28, 2012, 8:58 PM EDT) -- A New Jersey federal judge on Wednesday trimmed allegations in a proposed nationwide class action accusing Quest Diagnostics Inc. of age discrimination, finding that claims filed under the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination can apply only to New Jersey employees.

U.S. District Judge Katharine S. Hayden granted a motion by the clinical laboratory services provider to limit the NJLAD class to New Jersey employees, ruling that while the statutory language of NJLAD does not require the protected employment to occur in New Jersey, courts in the...
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