Federal court may decide if employers can reject older job seekers to protect ‘image'

Federal Court May Decide If Employers Can Reject Older Job Seekers to Protect ‘Image’

BOSTON — Texas Roadhouse is a nationwide chain of steakhouses with a casual vibe, a partner in country singer Willie Nelson and, according to federal officials, a history of labeling workers over 40 such things as “Old ‘N Chubby” and rejecting them for jobs where the customers see them. A lawsuit being heard by a federal…