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Laid-Off H+H Manager Sues Alleging He, Others Were Age-Bias Victims

Posted 7/16/18

A 63-year-old manager who was laid off last year by New York City Health+Hospitals has brought an age-discrimination lawsuit on behalf “of himself and other similarly situated” ex-employees who were part of the layoff of 400 managers in June 2017.

According to legal filings obtained by this newspaper, Jeffrey Wallach is alleging that the mass firing violated the city's Human Rights Law because “86.3 percent of those employees terminated were over the age of 40” and “the centralized [H+H] leadership decided which employees to terminate and chose to terminate specific employees, upon information and belief, because of their age.”

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