IT staffing firm Diverse Lynx LLX will pay $50,000 to settle an age discrimination lawsuit that arose after it emailed an applicant he wouldn’t be considered for a job because he was “born in 1945” and “age will matter,” the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission reported.
The Princeton, NJ-based firm will also take other remedial measure.
Diverse Lynx agreed to provide its employees, including its managers and supervisors, with live training that addresses federal anti-discrimination laws, and complaint and reporting procedures. Diverse Lynx also agreed that it will not retaliate against persons who complain of discriminatory conduct or practices.
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