Salesman Who Was Fired 2 Months After Hiring Failed To Prove Age Bias

(November 10, 2016, 11:37 AM EST) -- PHILADELPHIA — A mulch salesman who was hired and fired within two months’ time failed to show that his age, 63, caused his termination, a Third Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel ruled Nov. 7 (David Palmer v. Britton Industries, Inc., No. 16-1010, 3rd Cir.; 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 20026).

(Opinion available.  Document #73-161111-018Z.)

David Palmer was 63 years old and had extensive experience selling heavy equipment to municipalities when he was hired by Britton Industries Inc. in February 2014 to sell mulch and other landscaping...
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