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The Great Extinction at IBM

A 2018 ProPublica investigation estimated that IBM terminated 20,000+ older workers (40+) in a five-year span. Unsurprisingly, a substantial amount of arbitration and litigation followed. A 2020 Equal Employment Opportunity

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Not a Model for the Future

A 2017 racial discrimination lawsuit between Tesla and a former employee, Owen Diaz, resulted in a substantial payout to Diaz (recently reduced to $15 million). The same Tesla plant at

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The Game’s Up at Riot Games

California video game company, Riot Games, settled a gender discrimination lawsuit for $100 million to be split among 2,000+ current and former female employees and contractors. Riot Games also agreed

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Second-Hand Viral Infection Lawsuit Exposure

Past asbestos-related litigation popularized the term “take-home” lawsuits (e.g., employee inadvertently carried asbestos fibers home from work, causing health issues for family members). Several new COVID-related lawsuits are based on the

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