Freight Co. Settles EEOC's 'Old Farts' Firings Suit

Law360, Los Angeles (May 11, 2012, 8:37 PM EDT) -- Delivery company Central Freight Lines Inc. has settled a U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission lawsuit claiming its manager subjected older dockworkers to insults like “grandpa” and “old farts,” then fired them for their age, the agency announced Thursday.

In an agreement reached on Wednesday — the first day of a scheduled eight-day trial on the EEOC's federal age discrimination claims — Waco, Texas-based Central Freight Lines agreed to pay the eight fired workers a total of $400,000 and abide by a consent decree in order to...
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Case Information

Case Title

Curry et al v. Central Freight Lines, Inc

Case Number



Texas Northern

Nature of Suit

Civil Rights: Other


Ed Kinkeade

Date Filed

September 28, 2010

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