Ex-Boeing Workers Seek Cert. In Age Bias Action

Law360, New York (July 16, 2009, 6:07 PM EDT) -- A group of former Boeing Co. employees has asked a federal judge to certify a class action against the aerospace giant and Onex Corp. for allegedly terminating hundreds of workers due to their age when Onex bought three Boeing plants in 2005.

In a motion filed Monday in the U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas, the plaintiffs asked the court to certify classes under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act and Labor Management Relations Act. The court already granted conditional certification to a class...
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