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AT&T, EEOC talking settlement in age-bias case

AT&T Inc. is in talks to settle a lawsuit by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission that chargesĀ  the largest U.S. phone company of discriminating nationwide against workers older than 40.

According to a joint filing by AT&T and the EEOC in Manhattan federal court, the EEOC has proposed a settlement of the nearly year-old lawsuit, and both sides held “substantive settlement discussions” in a June 30 mediation session. Another session is set for Aug. 10. Get the full story »