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Google has been ordered by the California Supreme Court to stand trial in a lawsuit brought by a 54-year-old man, who was dubbed a “fuddy-duddy” by his Mountain View colleagues.
Brian Reid put forward enough evidence that the court agreed showed possible bias to allow a jury to consider whether he had been dismissed from Google in February 2004 due to his age.
I was late forties at the time and despite being qualified, well experienced and having a great employment record I could hardly get an interview never mind a job.
There was a really patronising piece about how all the phone companies are bringing out easy to use handsets with big buttons and all the whizz bang features removed so that us oldies can just about manage to use them.