Sears Hit With Age Discrimination Class Action

Law360, New York (April 18, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Retailer Sears Holdings Corp. was hit with discrimination suit on Tuesday brought on behalf of a potential class of more than 200 former sales associates who allegedly lost pay and benefits when they were transitioned to a Sears home improvement subsidiary.

Seven former sales associates filed a lawsuit Tuesday claiming that their job transition to an “inferior” position at Sears Home Improvement Products “dramatically changed” their compensation and caused the loss of about 288 hours of paid time off. Associates worked from home and sold heating,...
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