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PwC Accused of Age Bias in Hiring

Apr 27, 2016 / Media Coverage
SAN FRANCISCO — Global accounting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers is being accused of violating federal and California age discrimination laws by focusing on hiring and retaining "millennials." In a proposed class action filed Wednesday by lawyers at Outten & Golden, 53-year-old accountant Steve Rabin alleges that PwC hiring policies effectively bar applicants over 40 from landing entry-level positions at the company. Rabin interviewed with PwC in San Jose, Calif., in 2013 but was turned down, and says the company hired a younger accountant instead. He is seeking to overturn PwC's hiring...
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Outten & Golden LLP and AARP Foundation: PricewaterhouseCoopers Faces Age Discrimination Lawsuit

Apr 27, 2016 / Press Release
Allegations: Civil Rights Violations Committed Against Accounting Job Applicants SAN FRANCISCO—A new federal class action accuses PricewaterhouseCoopers (“PwC”) of engaging in systemic and pervasive discrimination against older job applicants, the Outten & Golden LLP law firm, AARP Foundation Litigation , and The Liu Law Firm, P.C. said today. Plaintiff Steve Rabin, a 53-year-old certified public accountant, alleges violations of the federal Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 and the California Fair Employment and Housing Act. The lawsuit accuses PwC of engaging in a pattern and...
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