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Volkswagen AG to Settle Worker’s Classwide Age-Based Job Suit

Oct. 21, 2019, 2:20 PM

Volkswagen AG and two U.S. subsidiaries have agreed to settle a former assistant logistics manager’s lawsuit alleging the automaker moved to drive out workers age 50 and older nationwide, according to court records in the Eastern District of Tennessee.

Further work needs to be done to iron out some details of the settlement and related documents, but an agreement “in principle” has been reached to resolve Jonathan Manlove’s June 2018 lawsuit, mediator Michael L. Russell said in a report filed with the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee Oct. 20.

Terms of the settlement weren’t disclosed in ...