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This undated photo provided by Wigdor Law in December 2020 shows five anchorwomen from the NY1 news channel in New York. In the back row from left are Jeanine Ramirez, Vivian Lee and Kristen Shaughnessy. In the front row are Roma Torre, left, and Amanda Farinacci. In their lawsuit, the women, all over age 40, alleged that they were marginalized and cast aside to make room for younger women and men after Charter Communications, a Stamford, Connecticut-based company, took over the local news channel in 2016. (Jacob Edinger/Wigdor Law/@UnseenWomenOnTV via AP)

5 anchors will no longer work at NY1 after suit settlement

Dec. 31, 2020 4:41 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Five female anchors will no longer work at a New York news channel as part of the settlement of an age and gender discrimination lawsuit alleging they were passed over in favor of younger talent, according to statements from the women, their lawyers and the channel. The women who sued in...

Older judges forced from NY bench sue for age discrimination

Dec. 21, 2020 2:24 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A group of New York judges is suing for age discrimination after the state’s cash-strapped court system cracked down on a long-standing practice that had allowed them to continue serving past the mandatory retirement age of 70. The New York Times reported Monday that nine older...

Former police chief/officer sues over 2019 termination

Nov. 23, 2020 4:57 PM EST

POWERS, Ore. (AP) — A former police chief and only officer for the small town of Powers filed a lawsuit last week alleging his 2019 termination was improper. Robert Baker in the complaint accuses the city of whistleblower retaliation, age discrimination and defamation for steps it allegedly took leading...