Carpenter Technology Corporation allegedly fired employee because of his age

By Philip Gonzales | May 7, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — An individual is suing Carpenter Technology Corporation, an alloy manufacturer and distributor, for alleged age discrimination and wrongful termination.

Rodger Weida filed a complaint on April 16 in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, alleging that the defendant violated the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967.

According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that he was fired on June 30 because of his age. He allegedly was 58 years old at the time of his firing. The plaintiff claims that he has suffered humiliation, ridicule and mental and physical distress as a result of the defendant's alleged actions.

The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks compensatory damages, liquidated damages, attorney's fees, costs and any other just and appropriate relief. He is represented by Larry A. Weisberg, Derrek W. Cummings and Stephen T. Mahan Jr. of McCarthy Weisberg Cummings PC in Harrisburg.

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania case number 5:18-cv-01588-JLS

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