Actually it's "speed kills", or in this case, premature ejaculation.
"I'm surprised they haven't resulted in more age discrimination suits."
They probably don't want to blow their 401k on legal fees. Big corps tend to have deeper pockets then worker bees and they can drag a court battle out long enough to discourage most law suit attempts.
I'm somewhat partial to this one, although it's more conventional.
The article states that it "burns extremely hot". It seems that one could mow it, dry it and pelletize it for use as a fuel in pellet stoves at the very least. Better than cutting down trees for fuel. I wonder what the BTU density is?
Howard the Duck reference?
You aparently didn't read the article.
"As part of her compensation, Walker was awarded nearly $6000 in lost wages for the 13 weeks between leaving ProCare and finding a new job, but she says she didn't find fulltime work until October 2008."
Clearly she DID look for another job, and if you think fighting for fair treatment by an employer is abusing the system, then you must be one of those employers.
I don't know what the legal system is like in NZ, but if it's anything like in the US, the vast majority of the settlement went to the lawyers, making the whole suit primarily a matter of principle.
Perhaps he's not coding in PERL.
People with power simply sidestep the system when it affects them because they have enough money/influence to secure the necessary legal clout. They rarely change it.