Former Novo Nordisk employee files age discrimination suit

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Jan 11, 2019

HOUSTON – A Montgomery County man alleges his age was a factor in his former employer's decision not to rehire him after a reduction in force.

Jonnie Miller filed a complaint on Dec. 14 in the Houston Division of the Southern District of Texas against Novo Nordisk Inc. alleging violation of the Age Discrimination in Employment Act and the Texas Commission on Human Rights Act.

According to the complaint, the plaintiff was employed by the defendant from 2007 through November 2016 when he was terminated as part of a reduction in force at the age of 62. He alleges he was not considered for rehire into open positions despite being qualified.

The plaintiff holds Novo Nordisk Inc. responsible because he alleges his age was a factor in the defendant's decision to refuse to rehire him.

The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks all damages, plus interest, fees, costs and all other relief to which he may be entitled. He is represented by Michael A. Starzyk and Amber L. Karns of Starzyk & Associates PC in The Woodlands.

Houston Division of the Southern District of Texas case number 4:18-cv-04712

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