Workplace Hazards - Written by Jere Beasley on Wednesday, January 7, 2009 9:01 - 2 Comments

Circuit City To Pay $15 Million In Discrimination Lawsuit

Circuit City has agreed to pay $15 million to settle a Los Angeles that claimed more than 200 workers were laid off because of age discrimination. Last month a Los Angeles judge approved an agreement that allows the workers to become creditors of the electronics chain, which filed for bankruptcy protection in November. The store chain laid off 3,400 employees last year who were making more than market-rate pay. Those who lost their jobs generally had more seniority and thus tended to be older. The company has said the layoffs were based on salaries and had nothing to do with age. Gloria Allred, a with Alfred, Maroko & Golberg, located in Los Angeles, represented the workers and did a very good job.

Source: Associated Press


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Feb 21, 2012 16:29

When will this settlement be distributed? So far we haven’t received a dime.

evan fertig
Apr 22, 2012 20:49

I was part of this law suit, and havn’t seen one dime of these winnings. What’s going on?

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