3M To Pay $12M To Settle Age Bias Action

Law360, New York (March 18, 2011, 4:59 PM EDT) -- 3M Co. said Friday it would pay $12 million to settle a Minnesota age discrimination suit brought by a proposed class of about 6,000 employees over the age of 46.

The parties filed a joint motion asking the County of Ramsey District Court in Minnesota to preliminarily approve the settlement.

The motion also requests that the court certify a settlement class comprised of all individuals who were 46 or older when employed by 3M in Minnesota from May 2003 to December 2010, and who did not...
To view the full article, register now.
Law360 Pro Say Podcast
Check out Law360's new podcast, Pro Say, which offers a weekly recap of both the biggest stories and hidden gems from the world of law.