Ibm Is Guilty Of Age Discrimination

IBM dodged a bullet when a federal jury on Nov. 6 refused to award punitive damages to a former systems engineer who charged that the company had forced him to take early retirement in 1987. But two days earlier, the same jury in U. S. District Court in Trenton, N. J., found IBM guilty of age discrimination and awarded the engineer, Richard Rathemacher, $315,000 in back pay.

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