Discrimination | Fired IBM employee sues after missing out on huge paycheck

Fired IBM employee sues after missing out on huge paycheck

A former IBM employee is suing the company for age discrimination after she was fired - just weeks before she was due to receive £449,805 ($573,000) in commission.

The Daily Mail reports that Terry Keebaugh, from Georgia, USA, was fired in September 2016 from her role as a Sales Director at the age of 57 – to be replaced by a younger colleague who did not generate as much revenue.

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Comments (1)

  • Jenna
    Jenna
    Mon, 7 Jan 2019 6:15pm GMT
    It surprises me that it’s thought to be that widespread. As with most other developed nations we have an aging population. The time of thinking over 50 is too old is long gone. It’s lilely people will be working into their 70s in the future and employers need to tap into this ignored and forgotten talent and experience.