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“FAA, DOT Pay Recordbreaking $43.8 Million to Settle Age-Bias Class Action,” Reuters

April 28, 2021

The Federal Aviation Administration and U.S. Department of Transportation will pay $43.8 million to settle a long-running age-discrimination lawsuit claiming the agencies unlawfully outsourced thousands of flight service specialists’ jobs to Lockheed Martin Corp, according to a court filing on Wednesday.

The FAA, DOT, and lawyers for the class of former flight service specialists from Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll and Gilbert Employment Law announced the deal in a filing in Washington, D.C., federal court. The agencies denied wrongdoing.

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