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Telling Terminated Employee To Get Job As Wal-Mart Greeter Was A Bad Idea

Published on October 2, 2014

In a recent decision, the Eastern District of Louisiana found that a supervisor’s comments suggesting that a terminated employee should take a position stereotypically filled by older workers was direct evidence of age discrimination.  During the summary judgment proceeding, plaintiff presented evidence that after his termination meeting, a supervisor told him to “go get a job as a Wal-Mart door greeter”.  Further, the plaintiff presented evidence from another employee who overheard the ...


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