Allstate Settles Age Bias Case for $4.5M

     ST. LOUIS (CN) – Allstate Insurance will pay $4.5 million to settle an age-discrimination case against 90 older workers, the EEOC said. The federal complaint claimed that more than 90 percent of the agents subjected to Allstate’s “Preparing for the Future Reorganization Program” were 40 or older. The program, begun in 2000, “reorganized” employee agents to become independent contractors.

%d bloggers like this: