US Airways Pilots Target Mandatory Retirement Policy

Law360, New York (October 25, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A group of current and former US Airways Inc. pilots has launched a putative class action against the airline and the Air Line Pilots Association for their alleged overly broad enforcement of a rule that requires certain employees to retire at the age of 60.

The pilots filed the age discrimination suit Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, claiming that they should be able to retain their seniority and serve in other positions as ground instructors, flight instructors or check...
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