According to the lawsuit, the company informed a candidate that it did not hire him because it was seeking a candidate who could "maximize longevity."
The staffing agency told an applicant that he would not be considered for a position because “he was born in 1945” and “age will matter,” the EEOC says.
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission says the Houston-based restaurant chain violated hiring laws by permitting intentional age discrimination in “front house” positions.
Federal agency says long-term employees were fired or forced to quit because of their ages.
Only the three oldest female applicants for a slot attendant position, out of 14 applicants, were not hired, the EEOC found.
The police department was sued by the EEOC in 2013 for passing over a job candidate who was 45 at the time.
The EEOC says the city chose a less qualified applicant rather than more qualified applicants older than 50.
Many employees now plan to work later to be retirement ready, but lawsuits filed by the EEOC indicate that may be hard for some due to bias.
The EEOC has filed an age bias suit against a Popeye's Louisiana Kitchen.
The company had set an “ideal age range” for applicants.
The agency accuses the fire company and several Long Island towns and villages with preventing older workers from earning credits toward a pension-like program.
The EEOC accused the firm of firing two employees when they reached age 62.
The EEOC charged the school with discriminating against an employee after finding out he was previously retired from another job.
The EEOC says a company violated federal law when it rejected a 58-year-old applicant upon learning that he was older than the company's ideal age range.
A lawsuit filed by the EEOC accuses a school in Wisconsin of firing an employee after learning he was previously retired.
The EEOC has filed an age discrimination lawsuit against Seasons 52.
The EEOC has filed a lawsuit against Stack Bros. Mechanical Contractors for alleging firing older workers because of their age.
The EEOC says a company fired two employees because of age after repeatedly pressuring them to retire.
A Phoenix, Arizona, school district has settled an age discrimination suit with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
October 24, 2014 (PLANSPONSOR.com) – A federal appellate court has revived a lawsuit in which a woman claims she was fired from her job due to her age and how that affected the company’s health care costs.