Ex-Shade Co. Worker's Age Bias Suit Flimsy, 10th Circ. Says
Law360, New York (November 3, 2017, 3:17 PM EDT) -- The Tenth Circuit on Thursday declined to revive a suit alleging Hunter Douglas Window Fashions Inc. pushed a worker out because of his age after his 60th birthday, finding the worker didn’t offer hard evidence of discrimination.
The panel rejected ex-buyer Alfred Larry Johnston’s argument that a Colorado court was more critical of his age and disability discrimination claims than it should have been, saying U.S. District Judge Raymond Moore rightly called his allegations flimsy.
“The law requires more than conclusory assertions — it requires enough factual allegations for a court to reasonably infer the defendant is liable,” Judge Scott M....
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