AP Age Bias Suit Tossed For Too Little Evidence

Law360, New York (November 20, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- Two former news librarians lost their federal age discrimination claims against the Associated Press and some of its officers on Monday when a Manhattan federal judge tossed the suit, saying it was “based solely on speculation and conjecture.”

Judge Gerald Lynch rejected Jeffrey Tishman’s and Arnold Wilkinson’s claims that the news agency’s offer to relocate them on short notice constituted a veiled discriminatory firing. Judge Lynch also rejected the claim that the AP’s failure to promote the plaintiffs earlier in their careers was evidence of a...
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