[IPAC-List] USSC rules on ADEA case

Bryan Baldwin Bryan.Baldwin at doj.ca.gov
Thu Jun 18 16:23:49 EDT 2009

FYI, the U.S. Supreme Court today ruled in Gross v. FBL that plaintiffs may not prevail on a "mixed-motive" claim under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA). In other words, plaintiffs must show that age was THE factor (not just a factor) in the employment decision.

Opinion here: http://www.supremecourtus.gov/opinions/08pdf/08-441.pdf

Bryan Baldwin
Staff Services Manager II
California Department of Justice
Division of Administrative Support
Personnel Programs
(916) 322-5446

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