In January, a 78-year-old receptionist was named “Employee of the Year.” In February, she was fired.

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This sounds like something that might interest the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

Oh, wait. Would you look at this EEOC press release? It seems her employer may have engaged in age and disability discrimination. Let’s see why the EEOC believes this:

(I mean, other than “duh!”)

According to the lawsuit, the receptionist, who was recognized as one of [the employer’s] employees of the year in January 2022, was employed by the company for over 14 years until her sudden termination in February 2022. In that month, the receptionist was briefly hospitalized. Upon her release from the hospital, the receptionist was asked

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