Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
George H. McKay and Pamela Bridge, Community Legal Services, Phoenix, AZ, for the plaintiffs-appellants.
Emily M. Craiger and J. Greg Coulter, Littler Mendelson, P.C., Phoenix, AZ, for the defendants-appellees.
Before: WILLIAM C. CANBY, JR., and MILAN D. SMITH, JR., Circuit Judges, and STEPHEN G. LARSON, District Judge.
United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit.
MILAN D. SMITH, JR., Circuit Judge:
In this appeal we consider whether the district court appropriately entered summary judgment against four farm workers who brought suit under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), 29 U.S.C. § 621 et seq., after being discharged in the context of a seasonal slowdown in agricultural activity. Applying the three-stage burden-shifting framework established in McDonnell Douglas Corp. v. Green, 411...
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