Age Discrimination Litigation

Age Discrimination Litigation provides resources to protect older people in the workplace from discrimination.

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17th Edition
ISBN: 9781580122863
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17th Edition
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In this new edition of Age Discrimination Litigation, Author Cathy Ventrell-Monsees has reworked and revised every chapter. The result is a user-friendly, single-volume book that provides comprehensive coverage of the substantive law, as well as practical instruction on handling an ADEA case, from client intake to settlement. The highlights include new and updated text covering:

Filing Charges and Lawsuits

  • The form and content of an EEOC charge, with samples and drafting tips
  • Equitable tolling v. equitable estoppel

Proving Age Discrimination

  • A detailed discussion of the ADEA causation standard, with analysis of Supreme Court decisions establishing that “but for” causation is a sweeping standard that allows for more than one “but for” cause
  • How to frame your evidence to prove discrimination
  • How to demonstrate pretext and challenge the employer’s alleged legitimate reasons for the
    adverse action
  • Arguments and strategies to establish age-related comments as evidence of bias

Remedies: Tips for maximizing your client’s damages


  • How to demonstrate disparate treatment
  • How to cast doubt on the employer’s stated reasons for its conduct
  • How to challenge judge-made rules and inferences that favor employers, including the “same
    bad actor” and “same age group” inferences
  • How to prevent the employer from using its “business judgment” as a shield for discrimination

Settlement: Comprehensive coverage of the OWBPA and EEOC regulations re: a “knowing and voluntary” waiver or release

Representing Multiple Plaintiffs

  • Opt-in plaintiffs – when is piggybacking allowed/not allowed
  • Two-stage certification procedure
  • Dealing with companion EEOC litigation
  • Proving discrimination


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