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'discrimina'saurus?!....IBM internal emails refer to 'older workers' as 'dinobabies'.....
Posted by: NewtonMP2100
Date: February 14, 2022 11:26AM
....who should be made extinct.....released in discrimination lawsuit.....


....not a 'surprise' but confirms that some companies want to get rid of 'older workers' in favor of younger ones.....


IBM executives called older workers 'dinobabies' who should be 'extinct' in internal emails released in age discrimination lawsuit

IBM execs called older workers "dinobabies" in emails made public in a discrimination lawsuit on Friday.

The documents show IBM's plans "to oust older employees from its workforce," the plaintiff alleged.

IBM spokesman Chris Mumma told Insider that the company has "never engaged in systemic age discrimination."

....Internal emails show IBM executives calling older workers "dinobabies" and discussing plans to make them "an extinct species," according to a Friday filing in an ongoing age-discrimination lawsuit against the company.

The documents were submitted as evidence of IBM's efforts "to oust older employees from its workforce," and replace them with millennial workers, the plaintiff alleged. It's the latest development in a legal battle that first began in 2018, when former employees sued IBM after the company fired tens of thousands of workers over 40 years old.

One high-ranking executive, whose name was redacted from the lawsuit, said IBM had a "dated maternal workforce."

"This is what must change," the email continues, per the filing. "They really don't understand social or engagement. Not digital natives. A real threat for us."

The exchanges are "highly incriminating" and "reflects age animus from IBM's highest ranks," plaintiff Shannon Liss-Riordan wrote. Liss-Riordan is a well-known employment lawyer who has represented workers in cases against Google, Amazon, and Uber.

IBM spokesman Chris Mumma told Insider that the company has "never engaged in systemic age discrimination," and said "IBM separated employees because of changing business conditions, not because of their age."

In 2020, the median age of IBM's US workforce was 48, the same as it was ten years prior, he added.

"Some language in emails between former IBM executives that has been reported is not consistent with the respect IBM has for its employees," IBM shared in a statement.



age......discrimination......?!



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Re: 'discrimina'saurus?!....IBM internal emails refer to 'older workers' as 'dinobabies'.....
Posted by: N-OS X-tasy!
Date: February 14, 2022 12:41PM
Companies ALWAYS want to get rid of older workers in favor of younger ones. Older workers have more experience and knowledge and thus tend to cost more than younger workers.



It is what it is.
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Re: 'discrimina'saurus?!....IBM internal emails refer to 'older workers' as 'dinobabies'.....
Posted by: Forrest
Date: February 14, 2022 02:59PM
I’m sure plenty of lawsuits from those fired ‘Dino babies’ is forthcoming
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Re: 'discrimina'saurus?!....IBM internal emails refer to 'older workers' as 'dinobabies'.....
Posted by: macphanatic
Date: February 14, 2022 04:06PM
Maybe MBA schools should teach students that older workers tend to know far more than their younger counterparts and are less likely to leave their job. Turnover among the younger generation is extremely high and their productivity is probably significantly less. False economy.
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Re: 'discrimina'saurus?!....IBM internal emails refer to 'older workers' as 'dinobabies'.....
Posted by: cbelt3
Date: February 14, 2022 05:24PM
As the old HR rep said …. Let’s WALK down there and fire them all !
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Re: 'discrimina'saurus?!....IBM internal emails refer to 'older workers' as 'dinobabies'.....
Posted by: August West
Date: February 14, 2022 05:25PM
Relentless march of time meets relentless inevitability of capitalism. Apologists in 3.....2.....1.......



“There comes a point where we need to stop just pulling people out of the river. We need to go upstream and find out why they’re falling in."

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Re: 'discrimina'saurus?!....IBM internal emails refer to 'older workers' as 'dinobabies'.....
Posted by: N-OS X-tasy!
Date: February 14, 2022 05:46PM
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macphanatic
Maybe MBA schools should teach students that older workers tend to know far more than their younger counterparts and are less likely to leave their job. Turnover among the younger generation is extremely high and their productivity is probably significantly less. False economy.

Save your breath. I am completely and utterly convinced that American society is in a death spiral and it's only a matter of time before everything comes crashing down. This is just a small piece of that.



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Re: 'discrimina'saurus?!....IBM internal emails refer to 'older workers' as 'dinobabies'.....
Posted by: Racer X
Date: February 14, 2022 08:56PM
wait until things go badly, and all the youngsters realize they don't have enough day to day life skills to survive.



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Re: 'discrimina'saurus?!....IBM internal emails refer to 'older workers' as 'dinobabies'.....
Posted by: bazookaman
Date: February 15, 2022 07:13AM
OMG! The toilet is overflowing! Did you call a plumber??!?!?!?

No. But I posted it on Instagram.



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Re: 'discrimina'saurus?!....IBM internal emails refer to 'older workers' as 'dinobabies'.....
Posted by: Racer X
Date: February 15, 2022 05:51PM
That is what I'm talking about! smiley-laughing001



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The police have no duty to respond. See Castle Rock v. Gonzales, 545 U.S. 748 (2005) or Warren v. District of Columbia[1] (444 A.2d. 1, D.C. Ct. of Ap. 1981)

Judge Lee wrote that “we cannot jettison our constitutional rights, even if the goal behind a law is laudable." 9th Circuit Court of Appeals

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