Abraham Joshua Heschel Day School wins suit after being alleged of age discrimination

Ruling in favor of Abraham Joshua Heschel Day School clarifies the appropriate use of “disparate impact” theory and offers employers protection against discrimination accusations

Abraham Joshua Heschel Day School, a private school in Northridge, California, got a unanimously ruling in Rosenfeld v. Abraham Joshua Heschel Day School, a case concerning a teacher alleged the school of age discrimination.

Plaintiff Ruth Rosenfeld accused the school of reducing her teaching hours on the basis of her age. On the other hand, the defendant claimed the reduction of her hours was due to a decline in enrollment at the school.

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