• Supreme Court Makes It More Difficult for Employees to Prove Age Discrimination Claims
  • July 2, 2009
  • Law Firm: Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP - Washington Office
  • The U.S. Supreme Court held in a 5-4 decision that a plaintiff bringing a disparate treatment claim under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 (ADEA) must prove, by a preponderance of the evidence, that age was the "but-for" cause of the adverse employment action.