EEOC Slaps Exxon Mobil With Age Discrimination Suit

Law360, New York (September 25, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Taking aim at the world’s largest oil company, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has said in a federal lawsuit that a policy at Exxon Mobil Corp. which forces its pilots to stay grounded after the age of 60 is unlawful.

The agency’s complaint, filed late Friday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas, was brought on behalf of two Exxon Mobil pilots, Glen Skaggs and Michael Moreschauser, as well as other similarly situated individuals.

The EEOC said the company discriminated against Skaggs...
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