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KU Medical Center to pay settlement for age discrimination


March 15, 2020

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — The University of Kansas will pay $144,000 to settle a lawsuit filed by an employee who lost his job after reporting that his boss had told managers to focus on hiring younger people over older applicants.

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity, which sued the university in 2019, announced the settlement Friday.

The lawsuit filed in 2014 alleges that the University of Kansas Medical Center's associate vice chancellor for information resources advised managers in that department to favor recruiting and hiring younger people, particularly millennials. After a desk...

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