Foster V. Lennox Industries

Hannah Groce

Plaintiff

James R. Foster and Richard G. Peitz

Defendant

Lennox Industries, Inc. and Lennox Industrial, Inc.

What is the complaint

Foster and Peitz are suing Lennox $4.1 million for age discrimination.

What happened

Lennox Industries decided they wanted their entire work force under the age of 40. Foster was fired 5 months after being recognized as one of the top sales manager in the country, he was fired at 52. According to documents found, Lennox fired 1/3 of the sales managers over 40.

Judgement

Lennox has to pay $4.1 million to to the people they fired, they split the $4.1 million. lennox also has to pay all the legal bills which added up to over $8,000

Has there been a appeal?

no

Has there been a reduction in damages?

no