Latest Age discrimination News

Traverse City-area official loses lawsuit over raise

Jan. 12, 2022 11:17 AM EST

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — A judge has dismissed a lawsuit by a 71-year-old elected official in the Traverse City area who blamed a lack of raises on age discrimination. Peggy Haines, the register of deeds in Grand Traverse County, claimed county commissioners targeted her after...

Oregon issues hospital crisis care standards as COVID surges

Jan. 07, 2022 20:06 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon hospitals have new interim guidelines to help them determine which patients should get lifesaving care if the current COVID-19 surge forces them to choose between people because of a lack of beds, staff or critical medical equipment. The guidelines...

Official: License for Noem's daughter got unusual treatment

Dec. 14, 2021 22:56 PM EST

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem’s daughter received unusual treatment in an application for her real estate appraiser license, including an extra opportunity to obtain it after failing to meet federal requirements, the former director of a state appraiser agency told lawmakers...

Federal COVID shot opt-out not as clear as Democrats claim

Nov. 08, 2021 15:03 PM EST

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Lawsuits against Illinois over required COVID-19 vaccination were accumulating and the reason was clear: the legal claims leverage of the state's Health Care Right of Conscience Act in stating religious objections to the shot and in appealing sanctions, including...

State says disabled not entitled to reasonable accommodation

Nov. 04, 2021 19:24 PM EDT

DOVER, Del. (AP) — A Delaware judge is weighing whether a medical facility violated the state’s equal accommodation law by refusing to complete a sports physical for a boy with Down syndrome who wanted to compete in Special Olympics. The judge heard arguments Thursday...