news


AT&T Accused of Age Discrimination

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is suing AT&T Inc. (T) for age discrimination.

The agency says AT&T refuses to re-hire workers who have retired. (Guess Ed Whitacre’s out of luck if his GM gig doesn’t work out.) EEOC lawyers say AT&T’s policy not only is illegal but also hurts the telecom giant by blocking former employees with experience.

AT&T has not addressed the allegations in public but did tell news outlets in a prepared statement that “discrimination of any sort … is not tolerated.”

Sure, OK. So the whole exclusive iPhone deal isn’t discrimination?


Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>

Polls

In our Channel Influencer Awards digital issue, we highlighted eight technologies ready to "take off" in the channel this year. Which two will take off the most?

View Results

Loading ... Loading ...
The ID is: 79477