Shaw's layoffs ruled discriminatory

Shaw's Supermarkets’ move to lay off full-time workers in 2012 amounted to discrimination against company workers on the basis of their age, the Maine Human Rights Commission has ruled.

The commission, which heard complaints of three workers who were laid off by the chain in 2012, cleared the company of age discrimation based upon termination of the workers, but in a separate ruling found reasonable grounds to believe the policy that led to those terminations was discriminatory be

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