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Life-Cycle Justice: Accommodating Just Cause And Employment At Will, Stewart J. Schwab Oct 1993

Life-Cycle Justice: Accommodating Just Cause And Employment At Will, Stewart J. Schwab

Cornell Law Faculty Publications


The Charge-Filing Requirement Of The Age Discrimination In Employment Act: Accrual And Equitable Modification, Jim Beall Feb 1993

The Charge-Filing Requirement Of The Age Discrimination In Employment Act: Accrual And Equitable Modification, Jim Beall

Michigan Law Review

This Note argues that ADEA causes of action should accrue when the plaintiff discovers, or reasonably should have discovered, that she has been injured by an adverse employment action such as discharge, demotion, denial of a position or promotion, or receipt of pay lower than employees doing the same job. Courts should equitably modify the filing period for the time in which the plaintiff reasonably failed to file a charge even though she already knew of the adverse employment action. Such a situation arises largely in two contexts: (1) when an employer engages in active misconduct that keeps the plaintiff ...


Can You Have Your Cake And Eat It Too? Ratification Of Releases Of Adea Claims, Lisa M. Imbrogno Jan 1993

Can You Have Your Cake And Eat It Too? Ratification Of Releases Of Adea Claims, Lisa M. Imbrogno

Fordham Urban Law Journal

Troubled economic conditions exacerbate acts of employment discrimination. It is a common concern that employers will replace their older, more expensive workers with younger employees who will work at lower salaries. The Age Discrimination in Employment Act ("ADEA") was enacted by Congress to combat age discrimination against workers forty years of age and over. This Note focuses on one issue that has arisen out of the ADEA -- employers' use of waivers through which employees agree to release employers from any age discrimination claims in exchange for additional severance pay and benefits. Specifically, this Note analyzes whether an employee who signs ...