Sabynicz v. Xertrex International
Age Discrimination Case
Lorraine Sabynicz was a 64 year old factory worker who was terminated from her job. The employer claimed that it was going through a reduction in force and was required to eliminate her job. Ms. Sabynicz subsequently saw that her job was available through a classified advertisement in a local newspaper. She re-applied for her job, but was not re-hired. Ms. Sabynicz filed a lawsuit in the federal court in Chicago alleging that she was discriminated against on the basis of age. A jury returned a verdict in her favor in the sum of $206,000.