Quest Says Lead In Age Bias Suit Was Sacked For Performance

Law360, New York (June 26, 2012, 12:14 PM EDT) -- Quest Diagnostics Inc. told a New Jersey federal court Monday to toss a putative discrimination class action led by a former saleswoman who claims she was fired due to her age, arguing that, in reality, the woman was terminated for subpar sales numbers.

Quest, which sells medical diagnostic systems like blood testing kits, said in a motion for summary judgment that Theresa Seibert, who claims she was discriminated against when she was sacked from her job as a representative in the company's physician sales group, was...
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