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44-1111. Kansas age discrimination in employment act. This act shall be known as and may be cited as the Kansas age discrimination in employment act.

History: L. 1983, ch. 164, ยง 1; July 1.

Law Review and Bar Journal References:

"Age Discrimination in Employment," Richard H. Seaton, Dorothy L. Thompson, 55 J.K.B.A., No. 3, 17, 18, 23 (1986).

Attorney General's Opinions:

KCCR; waiver of jurisdiction over its employees' complaints; equal protection. 88-8.


1. Review by trial and appellate courts noted; shifting burden of proof in sex (K.S.A. 44-1009) and age (K.S.A. 44-1113) discrimination complaints examined. Kansas State Univ. v. Kansas Comm'n on Civil Rights, 14 Kan. App. 2d 428, 430, 796 P.2d 1046 (1990).

2. Addition of state civil rights law violations to federal complaint denied; administrative remedies exhausted. Wanner v. State of Kansas, 766 F. Supp. 1005 (1991).

3. Fact issue as to whether employment nonrenewal was pretext for discrimination. Ross v. Unified School Dist. No. 231, 807 F. Supp. 678, 679 (1992).

4. Whether defendant violated KADEA by allegedly retaliatorily discharging employee for opposing age discrimination related comments examined. Garcia-Pax v. Swift Textiles, Inc., 873 F. Supp. 547, 558 (1995).

5. Employee failed to show employer's reason for terminating employee was a pretext for discrimination. Elkins v. Bayer Const. Co., Inc., 68 F. Supp. 2d 1249, 1250 (1999).

6. Termination of employee was for poor performance and did not constitute age discrimination. Wallace v. Beech Aircraft Corp., 87 F. Supp. 2d 1138, 1139 (2000).

7. Plaintiff failed to prove termination constituted age discrimination. Wood v. City of Topeka, Kan., Topeka Housing Authority, 90 F. Supp. 2d 1173, 1183 (2000).

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