Fox Faces LA Reporter's Age Discrimination Suit

Law360, Los Angeles (September 15, 2016, 4:51 PM EDT) -- Just a week after Fox News settled sexual harassment claims lodged by former host Gretchen Carlson, a local Fox reporter in Los Angeles sued the company for age discrimination, claiming he was pushed out of his job after 23 years, according to a suit filed Wednesday in California state court.

Former Fox KTTV 11 reporter Chris Blatchford, 68, claims his employer got rid of employees older than 40 with greater frequency than younger employees, hired very few older employees and gave preference to younger employees. Blatchford asserts that he was constructively terminated in February after his doctor informed him that continuing...

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