She may be 79 years old, but if she can do the job …

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A North Carolina restaurant is facing a U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission lawsuit after it disciplined and fired a 79-year-old employee. The suit, claiming age bias, says a manager referred to the employee as an “old woman” who needed to retire.

Note: Workers age 40 or older are a protected class.

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