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Older Applicants Cannot Utilize ADEA to Challenge Neutral Hiring Criteria, Seventh Circuit Rules

The Age Discrimination in Employment Act does not permit non-employees to bring claims under a disparate impact theory, the Seventh Circuit has ruled. Kleber v. CareFusion Corp. (7th Cir. Jan. 23, 2019). Accordingly, in Illinois, Indiana, and Wisconsin, job applicants will not be able to challenge hiring decisions that are neutral, but which disproportionately exclude job applicants over 40.

Seventh Circuit Rules Age Bias Protections Don’t Extend to Prospective Employees For Disparate Impact Claims

A recent federal court decision opened the door for employers to recruit and hire candidates who are either recent graduates or have limited work experience without risking liability for certain claims of age discrimination.

Age Bias Protections Restricted for Job Applicants, 7th Circuit Rules

The Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) does not extend to outside job applicants who claim they have been victimized by disparate impact discrimination, the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals has held.