I don’t know about you, but I have always taken the Band-Aid approach to those dreaded talks that unenviably arise when working in close quarters with clients, peers, and subordinates. Freelance journalist Rebecca Knight takes a more thoughtful path when devising the right way to approach these sensitive dialogues. Hopefully you can glean some insight and save yourself undue anxiety.
Former Twitter employee alleges age discrimination in lawsuit
The lawsuit was filed by former Twitter employee Peter Taylor, alleges he was fired last year with no warning and a month after the then-57-year-old underwent surgery to remove kidney stones.
The suit says Taylor saved Twitter millions of dollars during its data center expansion and met all performance review standards before he was fired and replaced by workers in their 20s and 30s.
Taylor, who worked as Twitter’s manager of data center deployment, said in the suit that his supervisor made critical remarks about his age during his termination.
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