IBM Schemed To Hide Age Bias In Layoffs, Ex-Workers Say

Law360 (March 27, 2019, 6:00 PM EDT) -- IBM systematically targeted older workers for layoffs and hid legally required information from them that could have helped them figure out whether age discrimination was afoot, four former workers alleged Wednesday.

The four named plaintiffs, who were each let go in 2016, accused IBM Corp. in a New York federal court suit and an accompanying arbitration demand of violating the Older Workers Benefit Protection Act, a 1990 update to the Age Discrimination in Employment Act. The company allegedly put a policy in place that sought to push out older workers to make room for younger hires while covering its tracks by...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.

  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!


Attached Documents

Related Sections

Case Information

Case Title

Subscribers Only

Case Number

Subscribers Only


Subscribers Only

Nature of Suit

Subscribers Only


Subscribers Only

Date Filed

Subscribers Only

Law Firms


Government Agencies

Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Ask a question!