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Posted by: Amelia Ferrell Knisely on Dec 18, 2015

Tepro Inc., a Tennessee manufacturer of rubber products for the automotive industry, was ordered Thursday to pay $600,000 and provide other relief to settle a class age discrimination lawsuit. The suit, filed by the U.S. Equal Opportunity Commission, claims Tepro discriminated against a class of employees when it subjected employees to layoffs because of their age. “This resolution demonstrates EEOC’s continuing effort to ensure that older workers are protected in the workplace,” Faye A. Williams, regional attorney for EEOC’s Memphis District Office, said. Read more from The Chattanoogan