High Court Hears Arguments In FedEx Age Bias Case

Law360, New York (November 6, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- Federal Express Corp. moved to bolster its argument in a case alleging the company's performance review process discriminates against older workers, telling the U.S. Supreme Court in oral argument Tuesday that timely notice and the opportunity for conciliation are required before an age discrimination private suit may be brought.

Connie L. Lensing, an attorney representing FedEx, told the justices that if an employee filled out a charge form and submitted it to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, but the agency made a mistake and did...
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