Allstate Loses Appeal In Long-Running Age Bias Case

Law360 (June 10, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Allstate Insurance Co. has failed in its bid to overturn a federal judge's ruling in favor of employees who alleged age bias, with an appeals court finding that a case of disparate treatment had been made on its face and the lawsuit could proceed.

Hearing an interlocutory appeal brought by Allstate in its long-running dispute with a group of sales agents, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit affirmed in a majority opinion that the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission had a case for...
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