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Called ‘fat and old,’ ex-employee sues Grow Financial for age, national origin discrimination

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Grow Financial is being accused of discrimination after letting go a 15-year employee. Maria Brennan, 56, worked as a teller for Grow from 2000 to February 2015. During her time with the company, Brennan was promoted to “Training Specialist/Corporate Developer.” In the lawsuit, filed Oct. 18, 2016, Brennan accuses Grow Financial of two counts of age discrimination, two counts of national origin discrimination and three counts of retaliation. Brennan’s manager, Jennifer Newlin, 35, made discriminatory remarks to Brennan or in…

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