Verizon Wants Out Of Call Center Workers' Bias, Pension Suit
Law360 (May 14, 2021, 8:02 PM EDT) -- Verizon urged a Manhattan federal judge Friday to throw out a swath of collective action and individual claims from two Black former customer service representatives, saying the plaintiffs waited five years to sue after they identified their race discrimination and pension interference claims.
In a brief supporting a motion to dismiss, Verizon New York Inc. and the plaintiffs' former supervisor, Veronyka Peters, said the statutes of limitations had expired for all the plaintiffs' claims by the time they sued in December.
Lisa Tilley and Kendall Moultrie accused the defendants of trying to fire Black female employees who were fully vested in their...
Stay ahead of the curve
In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.
Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!