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Former Infinera VP of business development claims he was fired, replaced with younger worker

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By Marian Johns | Mar 23, 2020

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DALLAS —A former Infinera worker in his 60's claims he was fired due to his age and replaced by a younger employee he was told to train.  

Ronald Martin filed a complaint March 9 in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas Dallas Division against Infinera Corporation alleging violation of the Age Discrimination and Employment Act. 

Martin, who at the time was in his 60's, alleges that while serving as vice president of business development for Infinera, he was asked to train a new employee who was in his 40's.Martin claims in December of 2016, he was eventually terminated and replaced by the younger trainee. He received a right to sue from the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.  

Martin seeks monetary relief, trial by jury, interest and all other appropriate relief. He is represented by Charles Frederiksen of Glast, Phillips & Murray PC in Dallas. 

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas Dallas Division case number 3:20-CV-00589-M

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