A 70 year old employee of K-Mart has settled her claims out of court, following her termination from the retailer. The employee worked as a Pharmacist for the company for years. Her boss allegedly made repeated comments about her age, and said it was time for her to retire. Whe she did not voluntarily resign at his request, the boss apparently changed her schedule to work Sundays, making the employee miss church.
The settlement, $120,000, marks a major victory for this employee, as well as increasingly aging workers everywhere faced with increasing discrimination.
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