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Pennsylvania Age Discrimination Law
 
Robert A. Mariotti, Sr. v. Mariotti Building Products, Inc.

In Clackamas Gastroenterology Associates, P.C. v. Wells, 538 U.S. 440 (2003), the Supreme Court set out a test for determining whether a shareholder-director of a professional corporation is an “employee” for purposes of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Id. at 449-50. This appeal allows us to consider whether that test applies to business entities that are not professional corporatio... More...   $0 (04-30-2013 - PA)

Mary Burton v. Teleflex, Inc.

Appellant Mary Burton (“Burton”) alleges that her employer, Teleflex Inc. (“Teleflex”),1 terminated her employment in violation of the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), 29 U.S.C. § 621 et seq., and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII), 42 U.S.C. § 2000e et seq. Burton also alleges various state law discrimination, contract, and tort claims against Teleflex. Te... More...   $0 (02-21-2013 - PA)

James D. Meyer v. CUNA Mutual Insurance Society

Appellee and Cross-Appellant James Meyer (“Plaintiff” or “Meyer”), a Union Railroad employee for approximately 31 years, purchased a credit disability insurance policy from Appellant CUNA Mutual Group (“CUNA”) in connection with the financing by the URE Federal Credit Union (the “credit union”) of an automobile Meyer purchased. The policy would make the car loan payment on Meyer‟... More...   $0 (05-26-2011 - PA)

Emmanuel Noel v. The Boeing Company

Emmanuel Noel appeals from the District Court’s grant of summary judgment in The Boeing Company’s favor on his employment discrimination claim brought under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. On appeal Noel argues that the Unless otherwise 1 noted, the following facts are derived from the District Court’s factual findings. recently enacted Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009 renders... More...   $0 (10-01-2010 - PA)

Thomas A. Smith v. City of Allentown

Thomas Smith appeals an order of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania granting summary judgment in favor of the City of Allentown and its Mayor, Ed Pawlowski, on Smith’s claims for discrimination based upon his age and political affiliation. For the reasons that follow, we will affirm.

I. Background

A. Facts Underlying Smith’s Claims
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   $0 (12-22-2009 - PA)

Roman Wypart and Bonnie Marcus v. PQ Corp.

Roman Wypart and Bonnie Marcus sued PQ Corp. on age discrimination violation theories under 42 U.S.C. 2000e. They claimed that Defendant, a chemical manufacturing firm, targeted only older workers in layoffs in 2005 and fired them because of their ages. The claimed that Colleen Del Monte, a PQ manager, said that the company needed to "get rid of of some of these old farts." They also claimed th... More...   $6200000 (11-12-2009 - PA)

Emad Elkadrawy v. The Vanguard Group, Inc.

In a complaint dated May 1, 2008, plaintiff Emad Elkadrawy, an American citizen of Egyptian origin and a Muslim, alleged that his former employer, The Vanguard Group, Inc. (“Vanguard”), discriminated against him on account of his race, religion, and national origin in violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended, 42 U.S.C. §§ 2000e et seq., and his age under the Age Dis... More...   $0 (10-10-2009 - PA)

Kimberly Brown v. J. Kaz, Inc. t/d/b/a Craftmatic and Craftmatic of Pittsburgh

Appellant Kimberly Brown appeals the District Court’s grant of summary judgment in favor of appellee J. Kaz, Inc., d/b/a Craftmatic of Pittsburgh (“Craftmatic”), on her employment discrimination claims under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 42 U.S.C. §§ 2000e et seq., the Civil Rights Act of 1866, 42 U.S.C. § 1981, and the Pennsylvania Human Relations Act (“PHRA”), 43 Pa. Co... More...   $0 (09-11-2009 - PA)

Colleen Donlin v. Philips Lighting North America Corporation d/b/a Philips Lighting Company

Colleen Donlin sued Philips Electronics North America Corporation for employment discrimination after it failed to hire her as a full-time employee. The case was tried before a jury and Donlin was awarded $164,850 in compensatory damages. Philips appealed, raising various challenges to liability and damages. Donlin filed a cross-appeal. For the reasons that follow, we will affirm the jury’s find... More...   $164850 (05-01-2009 - PA)

Michael A. Lombardo v. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, et al.

This case requires the Court to consider the contours of state sovereign immunity and under what circumstances such immunity may be waived.

Alleging violations of both federal and state antidiscrimination laws, Michael A. Lombardo (Lombardo) filed an employment discrimination complaint in the Court of Common Pleas of Luzerne County against the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’s Department of ... More...
   $0 (08-26-2008 - PA)

Morris Holender v. Mutual Industries North, Inc.

The Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) prohibits an individual from bringing suit under that statute until 60 days have passed since he or she filed a charge alleging unlawful discrimination with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). See 29 U.S.C. 626(d).

During the pendency of this appeal, the Supreme Court considered what qualifies as a charge in Federal Expr... More...   $0 (06-13-2008 - PA)

JAMES H. RUEHL v. VIACOM, INC., successor by merger to CBS CORPORATION, f/k/a WESTINGHOUSE ELECTRIC CORPORATION

This is an interlocutory appeal from the District Court's denial of Viacom's summary judgment motion. Viacom seeks to have James Ruehl's complaint under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 ("ADEA"), 29 U.S.C. § 621 et seq., dismissed for failure to timely exhaust administrative remedies before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ("EEOC"). The District Court denied sum... More...   $0 (09-12-2007 - PA)

John Wilson, et al. v. MVM, Inc., et al.

This case comes to us on appeal from the District Court's dismissal of claims and grant of summary judgment to the appellees in this case, the United States Marshal Service ("USMS"), the Judicial Conference of the United States, the United States Department of Justice (collectively "the federal defendants"), and MVM, Inc. ("MVM"). The appellants, John Wilson, Frank Kryjer and Donald Jon... More...   $0 (02-01-2007 - PA)

Harry B. Ansell v. Green Acres Contracting Company, Inc., et al.

This employment discrimination case, arising under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act ("ADEA"), 29 U.S.C. § 621 et seq., presents a question of admissibility under Federal Rule of Evidence 404(b) of a subsequent good act offered by an employer to demonstrate non-discriminatory intent - namely, the employer's favorable treatment of another older worker. Plaintiff Harry Ansell, who wa... More...   $0 (10-29-2003 - PA)

Ralph B. Detz v. Greiner Industries, Inc.

Ralph Detz lost his job with Greiner Industries on November 26, 1997. Detz subsequently convinced the Social Security Administration ("SSA") that, as of the date of his termination by Greiner, he was "disabled" and "unable to work." Detz was awarded Social Security Disability Insurance ("SSDI"), and he continues to collect those benefits. In 2001 Detz brought an action against Greiner al... More...   $0 (10-14-2003 - PA)

John R. Wastak v. Lehigh Valley Health Network

This matter is before us on a Petition for Rehearing filed by John Wastak from the decision of this panel filed June 10, 2003. In our original opinion, reported at 333 F.3d 120 (3d Cir. 2003), we considered Wastak's appeal from an order entered in the District Court on March 27, 2002, granting summary judgment in favor of his former employer, defendant Lehigh Valley Health Network, with r... More...   $0 (09-03-2003 - PA)

John R. Wastak v. Lehigh Valley Health Network

John Wastak appeals from an order entered in the District Court on March 27, 2002, granting summary judgment in favor of his former employer, defendant Lehigh Valley Health Network, with regard to Wastak's allegations of age discrimination. The District Court held that Wastak's suit was precluded by a valid release agreement, pursuant to which Wastak, in exchange for various benefits, wai... More...   $0 (06-12-2003 - PA)

Jane A. Gagliardo and John Gagliardo v. Connaught Laboratories, Inc.

Plaintiff-appellee Jane Gagliardo ("Gagliardo") sued Connaught Laboratories, Inc. ("CLI") for employment discrimination in the United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania. After a trial, the jury found CLI's dismissal of Gagliardo violated both the Americans with Disabilities Act ("ADA"), 42 U.S.C. S 12101 et seq., and the Pennsylvania Human Relations Ac... More...   $2500000 (11-25-2002 - PA)

Milton Riseman v. Advanta Corp., et al.

This appeal from a jury verdict was brought by defendants Advanta Corp. and its wholly owned subsidiary, Advanta Mortgage Corp., U.S.A. (together, "Advanta"), with a cross-appeal by plaintiff Milton Riseman ("Riseman"). For the following reasons, we will affirm the District Court's September 7, 2001 judgment, except that we will reduce Riseman's damages under the Pennsylvania Wage Payment and... More...   $1435000 (07-08-2002 - PA)

Gregory Fogleman v. Mercy Hospital, Inc.

This employment discrimination action is presented as a modern rendition of the age-old parable of a son being punished for the sins of his father.1 The father, Sterril Fogleman, had been an employee of defendant Mercy Hospital, Inc. ("Mercy") for seventeen years before leaving the hospital in 1993. In an action separate from this case, Sterril sued Mercy claiming that he had been forced out... More...   $0 (03-18-2002 - PA)

Gregory Fogelman v. Mercy Hospital, Inc.

This employment discrimination action is presented as a modern rendition of the age-old parable of a son being punished for the sins of his father.1 The father, Sterril Fogleman, had been an employee of defendant Mercy Hospital, Inc. ("Mercy") for seventeen years before leaving the hospital in 1993. In an action separate from this case, Sterril sued Mercy claiming that he had been forced out... More...   $0 (03-18-2002 - PA)

Bernadine Duffy v. Paper Magic Group, Inc.

Bernadine Duffy brought an Age Discrimination in Employment Act claim, 29 U.S.C. S 621 et seq., against her former employer, Paper Magic, Inc. Duffy argues that she was constructively discharged as a result of a continuing pattern of discrimination by Paper Magic. She appeals from the District Court's summary judgment in favor of the defendant.

Duffy began working for Paper Magic in 198... More...   $0 (09-07-2001 - PA)

Berta M. Taffinger v. Bethlehem Steel Corporation

Presently before the Court are the parties' Renewed Motion for Entry of Stipulated Protective Order Regarding Confidentiality of Discovery Material (Docket No. 13), and Plaintiff's Motion to Compel Discovery Responses (Docket No. 12). For the foregoing reasons, the Court declines to grant the relief sought.

I. Background

Plaintiff Berta M. Taffinger ("Plaintiff") brought suit against her ... More...   $0 (10-24-2001 - PA)

Milton Riseman v. Advanta Corp.

Age Discrimination in Employment Act and Retalization Claims - Plaintiff, the former President and CEO of Advanta Mortgage Corporation, claimed that he was terminated because of his age or, in the alternative, for filing an age discrimination claim. Plaintiff started working for Defendant in 1992 at age 55. At the time that he says he was forced out, at age 62, he was earning $385,000 plus bonus... More...   $3900000 (09-17-2001 - PA)

Edward C. Smith v. Borough of Wilkinsburg

Civil rights - age discrimination in employment - 29 U.S.C. 621, et seq. Edward E. Smith, former Manager of the Borough of Wilkinsburg, Pennsylvania brought suit against the Borough alleging that it had failed to renew his employment contract on the basis of his age. Plaintiff was replaced by a 37-year-old.... More...   $0 (06-17-1998 - PA)

 
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