MG Workers Get Surprise Cert. Denial In Age Bias Suit

Law360, New York (June 11, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Despite previously indicating certification was likely, a federal judge has decided not to certify a class of older workers alleging that the former MG Industries Inc. barred them from participating in an employee incentive program on the basis of their age.

Judge John Fullam of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania on Tuesday reversed his initial tentative conclusion that the age discrimination action was appropriate for class certification, saying that he was unconvinced that the named plaintiffs were adequate representatives of a...
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