Massey Unit Buries Hatchet In Age Bias Suit

Law360, New York (October 30, 2009, 4:10 PM EDT) -- A unit of Massey Energy Co. has settled a class action over age bias claims, a deal that includes a group of unionized miners the company has separately been ordered to rehire after allegedly discriminating against them on the basis of their union status.

In a regulatory filing Wednesday with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Massey said its Spartan Mining Co. unit had reached a settlement with 229 individuals — 82 of whom are also employees at issue in the union bias dispute — establishing...
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