RJ Reynolds Smokes Part Of Age Discrimination Suit

Law360, New York (March 7, 2013, 3:48 PM EST) -- R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., CareerBuilder LLC and recruiter Pinstripe Inc. won a partial victory against an age discrimination collective action Wednesday, when a federal judge in Georgia found that only employees, not job seekers, could pursue disparate impact claims against the companies.

U.S. District Judge Richard Story dismissed a claim in Richard Villarreal's complaint alleging that the tobacco company's hiring criteria — and its narrow concept of who would be an ideal candidate for a "territory manager" — had a disparate, negative impact on job seekers...
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