“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.