Union Steps Up Suit Against Big Biz Over Facebook Job Ads

Law360 (May 29, 2018, 7:01 PM EDT) -- The Communication Workers of America expanded its proposed class action Tuesday alleging Amazon, T-Mobile and "hundreds of major American employers" illegally target younger workers in Facebook job ads, adding federal age-bias claims and broadening the case's theory to target Facebook's audience algorithm.

The suit alleges the companies directed Facebook to show job ads only to younger workers, in violation of various state age-discrimination laws. (AP) The suit, originally filed in California federal court in December, alleges the companies directed Facebook Inc. to show job ads only to younger workers, in violation of various state age-discrimination laws. Tuesday's amended complaint adds nationwide...

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