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High Court: Age-Discrimination Suits Need Not Prove Intent

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High Court: Age-Discrimination Suits Need Not Prove Intent

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High Court: Age-Discrimination Suits Need Not Prove Intent

High Court: Age-Discrimination Suits Need Not Prove Intent

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The Supreme Court rules in a 5-3 vote that workers in some cases can win age discrimination claims in court without proving intentional discrimination. The court said employers adopting policies that disproportionately affect workers over the age of 40 can be sued.

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