D.C. Circuit Revives Age Bias Suit Against PwC

Law360, New York (February 12, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- A 63-year-old managing director at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP will get another chance to bring his purported class action against the accounting giant for allegedly engaging in a pattern of refusing to promote older employees.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit reversed a lower court’s dismissal of Harold D. Schuler’s complaint, finding that he satisfied the Age Discrimination in Employment Act’s state filing requirement.

Schuler, who works in PwC’s Washington, D.C., branch office and claims to be the longest-serving managing director in the...
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