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Federal Employee Proves Age Bias by High-Level Supervisor, Yet Claim Dismissed

A civilian DoD employee lost her age-discrimination case last month, even though she successfully proved that her second-line supervisor was biased against older workers.  In Jernagin v. McHugh (No. 1:12-cv-1285), the U.S. District Court in Alexandria found that even though Lavina Jernagin ...

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4th Circuit Reverses Trial Court, Finds Worker’s Wrongful Discharge and Retaliation Claims Should Have Proceeded

In a recent unpublished opinion, the Fourth Circuit decided that a significant portion of an employee’s lawsuit should have proceeded when she was terminated just six days after she complained about age discrimination at work.  The case is Buchhagen v. ICF International, Inc., et al., and the...

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