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PRESS RELEASE
9-27-10

EEOC to Announce Multi-Million Dollar Settlement for Widespread Age Discrimination

LAS VEGAS — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) will announce the settlement of an age discrimination lawsuit against a major corporation at a Las Vegas news conference on September 29.  The EEOC’s lawsuit included allegations of widespread age discrimination and the termination of a class of older workers over the age of 40 who were replaced by younger staff.  Several victims, along with EEOC officials, will make statements about the discrimination suffered at the news conference in Las Vegas. 

WHAT:EEOC news conference to announce the multi-million dollar settlement of an age discrimination lawsuit filed against a major corporation.

WHEN:Wednesday, September 29, 2010
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. (PDT)

WHERE:Lloyd D. George U.S. Federal District Courthouse
333 Las Vegas Blvd. South, 1st Floor - Jury Assembly Room
Las Vegas, Nevada  89101

WHO:Olophius E. Perry, District Director, EEOC Los Angeles District Office
Lucy V. Orta, Local Director, EEOC Las Vegas Local Office
Anna Y. Park, Regional Attorney, EEOC Los Angeles District Office
Sue Noh, Senior Trial Attorney, EEOC Los Angeles District Office
Class members in the lawsuit will also make statements.