Texas Roadhouse’s Recipe Was Age Bias, EEOC Tells Jury

Law360, Boston (January 9, 2017, 8:01 PM EST) -- Texas Roadhouse engaged in blatant age discrimination when it rejected job seekers with sticky notes on their applications that said things like “older,” “super old,” “old and chubby” and “old chick,” a government agency suing the restaurant chain told a federal jury in Boston Monday.

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission said that the restaurant rejected applicants for front-of-house positions such as host, busser, bartender and server based on their ages, a violation of federal law. The probability that so few people over the age of 40...
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Case Information

Case Title

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission v. Texas Roadhouse, Inc. et al

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Nature of Suit

Civil Rights: Jobs


Denise J. Casper

Date Filed

September 30, 2011

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