Cases & Deals

IBM defends against putative nationwide age discrimination class action arising out of reductions-in-force

Client(s) International Business Machines Corporation

Jones Day represented International Business Machines Corporation ("IBM") in a putative collective action brought by 12 former IBM employees alleging discrimination under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act on behalf of upwards of 15,000 former employees over the age of 40 who were terminated in conjunction with reductions in force between 2001-2005.

Syverson v. International Business Machines Corporation, No. C-03-04529 (N.D. Cal.)