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IBM's Age Discrimination Suit Revived On Appeal

Law360 (September 1, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- IBM Corp. will once again face an age-discrimination lawsuit filed by a slew of former employees, after a federal appeals court ruled Thursday that the computer giant’s employment agreements don’t free it from the litigation.

The unanimous decision by a three-judge panel at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in San Francisco was a victory for 225 former IBM employees who sued IBM in October 2003 for allegedly discriminating against them during a major workforce reduction.

In June 2004, the U.S. District Court...
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