Jury Awards Pair $6.2M In Age Discrimination Suit

Law360, New York (November 11, 2009, 5:59 PM EST) -- A federal jury in Pennsylvania has awarded two former employees of chemical producer PQ Corp. a total of more than $6.2 million, finding that the company willfully violated age discrimination laws when it fired the workers in May 2005 as part of a layoff.

A jury in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania on Tuesday awarded Bonnie Marcus, 65, more than $660,000 in lost wages, and slightly more than $660,000 for lost future wages, according to her attorneys.

Roman Wypart, 61, was...
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