Deloitte 'Pruned' Staff Of Older Employees: Suit

Law360, New York (November 17, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- A former director at Deloitte & Touche LLP has accused the auditing firm of age discrimination after he was fired as part of what one senior manager referred to as an effort to prune the “older mature professionals” from his division.

Michael Mauer was 56 years old and had consistently received good job evaluations over his 12-year career in Deloitte's enterprise risk services group when he was given a below-average rating and eventually terminated on Aug. 5, according to the complaint he filed Friday in the...
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