My boss called me an “Old Fart” and I received a $400,000 Settlement!

Discussion in 'Central Freight' started by Jeff, May 16, 2012.

  1. Jeff

    Jeff Highly Trained Staff

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    Their boss would call them “grandpas,” “old farts,”and “old bastards.” So when the eight Texas dockworkers, who all are at least 50 years old, were fired on August 27, 2007 and replaced with younger hires, they thought something discriminatory might be going on.
    My boss called me an
     
  2. RenoRoadDriver

    RenoRoadDriver Reno Mini Hub

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    Spill a cup of coffee
    Make a million dollaaars
     
  3. Phantom 309

    Phantom 309 Big Joe

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    I hate frivolous laws suits as much as anybody.
    But when these guys were fired and replaced with younger guys I say yea, sue and collect. Good for them!
    Shame on Central!
     
  4. Gone Fishin

    Gone Fishin Active Member

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    Seems to me that there is a big difference between spilling a cup of coffee, and age discrimination. If these people were actually fired and replaced with younger workers for no other reason than their age, I say they have a genuine case.
     
  5. super64

    super64 New Member

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    I call Bull **** on this one
     
  6. othertrucker2001

    othertrucker2001 Professional Flummoxer

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    If more drivers would do as these drivers did, those "workforce reductions" would stop.
     

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