PwC Applicants' Age Bias Collective Action Gets Green Light

By Danielle Nichole Smith (April 8, 2019, 4:06 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge has granted conditional collective action status to unsuccessful job applicants accusing PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP of bias against older candidates, saying the problems that led him to refuse to certify the collective in July had been fixed.

U.S. District Judge Jon S. Tigar granted lead plaintiffs Steve Rabin and John Chapman's bid for conditional collective action certification on Friday, saying the plaintiffs had adequately narrowed the scope of the group they wanted to represent and noting that PwC would still have another chance to challenge it. Rabin and Chapman alleged that PwC denied them jobs they were qualified for because...

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