AT&T Seeks Appeal In Age Discrimination EEOC Suit

Law360, New York (February 16, 2010, 6:36 PM EST) -- AT&T Inc. is seeking to file an interlocutory appeal after a federal judge declined to dismiss a lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission alleging AT&T violated the Age Discrimination in Employment Act through a policy of not rehiring certain employees.

AT&T filed its motion for an interlocutory appeal in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York on Tuesday, saying appellate review now would save the parties lengthy discovery and litigation should the appeals court agree with AT&T that the...
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