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Eggers v. Wells Fargo Bank NA, No. 16-4376 (August 13, 2018)

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Eighth Circuit Sheds Light on the Legality of Employer Disqualification Policies

Ogletree Deakins • September 03, 2018
Courts have ruled that sweeping and overbroad employer-initiated disqualification policies must be struck absent business justification. But where is the line on what constitutes an overbroad and impermissible policy when applicant and employee disqualification is mandated by federal law? The Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals considered this very issue when affirming summary judgment for an employer on a former employee’s Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) disparate impact claims. Eggers v. Wells Fargo Bank NA, No. 16-4376 (August 13, 2018).