BofA Hiring Practices Shut Out Older Workers, Applicant Says

Law360, San Diego (May 24, 2012, 6:19 PM EDT) -- A financial adviser who was turned down for a job with Bank of America Corp. filed a proposed class action in California federal court Wednesday, alleging the bank’s hiring practices discriminate against older workers.

Gary Ernst, whom the complaint describes as a “57-year-old gentleman with excellent experience as a financial adviser,” claims BofA violated the Age Discrimination in Employment Act by passing him over for a job despite his clear qualifications.

The suit seeks to represent any candidates age 40 or over who were turned down...
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Case Information

Case Title

Ernst v. Bank of America Corporation

Case Number



California Southern

Nature of Suit

Civil Rights: Jobs


Jeffrey T. Miller

Date Filed

May 23, 2012


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