Category: Age Discrimination

5th Cir. Rules No Pain & Suffering, Punitive Damages For ADEA Retaliation Claims

The Fifth Circuit does not allow pain and suffering and punitive damages in discrimination and retaliation claims under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act.

Staffing Agency Could be on the Hook for Termination of an 83-Year Old Receptionist at Client’s Request

The Fifth Circuit recently addressed an interesting issue – when a staffing agency’s client asks to replace an employee, does the staffing agency have a duty to investigate the reasons for the request?  For example, if a staffing agency’s client calls and says we…

It’s All Fun And Games Until An “Old Fart” Files An Age Discrimination Lawsuit: A Lesson for Employers from the Fifth Circuit

Okay, so George Clooney was not involved in this case, but he has one thing in common with the employee who filed the age discrimination claim in Goudeau v. National Oilwell Varco, L.P. – they are almost the same age. When Maurice Goudeau was…