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A would-be class of potentially millions of Facebook users over the age of 40 who were excluded from seeing ads for certain U.S. job opportunities is overbroad and cannot be sustained, several major companies said in new court papers filed Monday in California.

Erin Mulvaney

Erin Mulvaney covers labor and employment issues from the Swamp to Silicon Valley. She's a Texas native based in Washington, D.C. Contact her at emulvaney@alm.com. On Twitter: @erinmulvaney

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