'Exact' Match Not Needed To Show Age Bias: 6th Circ.

Law360, New York (November 24, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- A federal appeals court has reversed a trial court's dismissal of an age discrimination case, saying the judge misconstrued a plaintiff's burden to prove that she was treated differently from similarly situated employees and that there need not be an “exact correlation” between the plaintiff and younger employees who were not discriminated against.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit's ruling, handed down Friday, was a victory for Kathleen Martin, a former medical assistant at Toledo Cardiology Consultants Inc., whose claims under the Age...
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