Mattress Retail Chain Puts EEOC Age Bias Claim To Bed

By Kat Greene (September 27, 2016, 7:06 PM EDT) -- Mattress Firm Inc. beat a lawsuit brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission alleging it discriminated against employees of a Nevada retail store for their age when a Nevada judge ruled Tuesday the employees hadn't shown they were ousted for being older.

U.S. District Judge Gloria M. Navarro, delving into each of nine employees' accounts of their final few months, or in some cases years, at Mattress Firm after it took over Bedtime Mattress in the Las Vegas area, ruled that none of them had shown they were the subject of age discrimination, in part because some of them had...

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