Case: VW

VW Accused Of ‘Purging’ Older Workers In Rebranding Effort

June 29th, 2018

By Danielle Nichole Smith Law360 (June 29, 2018, 10:22 PM EDT) — Volkswagen AG instituted a policy to remove older employees from the company as part of a rebranding strategy in the aftermath of the German automaker’s 2015 diesel emissions scandal, a 53-year-old worker alleged in a collective action filed in Tennessee federal court Friday. […]

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Volkswagen Accused of ‘Company-Wide’ Age Discrimination in Suit

June 29th, 2018

By Christie Smythe A Tennessee employee of Volkswagen AG sued the automaker and alleged that it has been systematically discriminating against older workers in wake of a massive emissions scandal that tarnished the company’s reputation. Jonathan Manlove, a former assistant manager in logistics for the automaker at its Tennessee plant, said he was demoted as […]

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Sanford Heisler Sharp Files Collective Action to Prevent VW From Swapping Older Workers for Younger Workers in U.S.

June 29th, 2018

German Automakers’ “Pact for the Future” Labor Campaign Eliminates 7,000 Jobs in the Americas Primarily Held by Workers Born Between 1995 and 1960 June 29, 2018, Chattanooga, TN – Attorneys from Sanford Heisler Sharp LLP today filed a class action Complaint against Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft (Volkswagen AG) and two of its wholly owned United States subsidiaries […]

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