Ex-Wal-Mart Worker Says Retailer Fired Her For Being Too Old

Law360, New York (September 4, 2012, 3:45 PM EDT) -- A 78-year-old former Wal-Mart Stores Inc. associate who worked at a southern Indiana store for more than two decades sued the retailer Tuesday, alleging she was fired simply because she was old and Wal-Mart was trying to make its work force younger.

Aeja Kim Furrer, who worked at a Wal-Mart store south of Indianapolis, alleged in her complaint in Indiana federal court that Wal-Mart had found pretexts to fire her as part of an effort to save money by trimming its work force of older employees....
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