AT&T Settles EEOC Age Bias Suit Over 53-Year-Old’s Firing

Law360, New York (September 03, 2013, 8:01 PM ET) -- Telecommunications giant AT&T Inc. agreed Friday to cough up $250,000 to settle the U.S. Equal Opportunity Commission's age discrimination suit over its firing of a 53 year-old sales coach manager.

The company and the EEOC filed a consent decree with a Missouri federal court on Friday in which the company agreed to shell out the funds and furnish other relief to resolve the agency's Age Discrimination in Employment Act over the company's termination of long-time employee Terry Pierce.

The suit alleged that in 2008 AT&T discharged...
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