Wal-Mart Slapped With $20M Age Bias Suit

Law360, New York (February 12, 2010, 1:19 PM EST) -- Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is facing yet another employment discrimination suit, this time by over-40 employees who allege they are entitled to $20 million in damages due to the company's “systematic scheme” to reduce and replace older workers with younger people.

A group of nine plaintiffs launched the lawsuit Thursday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, accusing the retail giant of routinely firing and constructively discharging experienced, long-time older employees in a bid to replace them with a younger, less-experienced work...
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