Accenture IT Workers Win Initial Cert. In Age Bias Suit

Law360, New York (March 31, 2011, 7:47 PM EDT) -- A Minnesota federal judge on Thursday conditionally certified a class of former Accenture LLP information technology workers in a suit accusing the consulting and outsourcing firm of discriminating against older workers.

Judge Richard H. Kyle of the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota overruled Accenture's objections to Magistrate Judge Franklin L. Noel's Jan. 25 order granting the plaintiffs' request for authorization to send notice to other potential class members.

The company argued that Judge Noel should have applied a stricter standard to his review...
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