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Amazon, T-Mobile Say Age-Biased Job Ads Class Suit Still Lacking

An age-bias-in-employment class lawsuit targeting Amazon.com Inc. and T-Mobile US Inc. advertisements on Facebook is founded on “an implausible series of assumptions” and alleged discrimination that isn’t prohibited by law and must be dismissed, Amazon and T-Mobile say.

Ex-Packers Quarterback Sues Over Disability Benefit ‘Switcheroo’

Former Green Bay Packers quarterback Don Majkowski filed a proposed class action in Washington, D.C., federal court claiming that new restrictions on National Football League players’ ability to receive disability benefits were “secretly” added to the latest bargaining agreement between the NFL players’ union and its management council.

Temple University Must Answer Doctor’s Defamation Claims

A former attending physician and medical school professor fired from Temple University for alleged sexual harassment may proceed on defamation claims because it wasn’t clear the accusations made against him were immune from liability, a federal court in Pennsylvania said.

‘Dreamers’ Denied Jobs Test Reach of Hiring Bias Protections

A DACA recipient’s hiring discrimination case against Procter & Gamble Co. could be the first to test whether a post-Civil War law prohibits bias based on immigration status. The case is one of at least seven lawsuits filed since the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program was implemented in 2012.

The NCAA Won’t Drop Its Fight to Curb Pay for Student Athletes

Since the 1950s, the National Collegiate Athletic Association has insisted that amateurism—the idea that college athletes play for the love of sports, not for money—was what made intercollegiate athletics unique. If players were paid, the association claimed, fans would turn against college sports and competition would be diminished.

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Gig Economy Workers, App-Based Companies, and the Law

App-based companies and state governments are at odds over how to properly classify gig economy workers.

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