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TICE v. AMERICAN AIRLINES, INC., 01-3513

Dismissal of the plaintiffs' suit was modified to a stay of the suit pending referral of the parties' dispute to arbitration, where interpretation of collective bargaining agreement is potentially dispositive of the plaintiffs' claim that airline's pilot retirement policy discriminated on basis of age.

Appellate Information

  • Argued 02/22/2002
  • Decided 04/30/2002
  • Published 04/30/2002

Judges

  • POSNER, Circuit Judge., Before POSNER, KANNE, and ROVNER, Circuit Judges.

Court

  • United States Seventh Circuit

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  • Alan M. Serwer (argued), Bell, Boyd & LLoyd, Chicago, IL, for Plaintiffs-Appellants., Dori K. Bernstein (argued), EEOC, Office of the Gen. Counsel, Washington, DC, for Amicus Curiae EEOC., Gary S. Kaplan, Seyfarth Shaw, Chicago, IL, for Amici Curiae Airline Industrial Relations Conference, Inc., and Air Transport Ass'n of America, Inc.

  • For Appellees:
  • R. Gangemi, Jr. (argued), Winston & Strawn, Chicago, IL, for Defendant-Appellee.
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