Syracuse University has agreed to pay more than $3.7 million to settle a class-action lawsuit from five women professors who alleged that they were unfairly compensated compared to men in similar positions.
Syracuse University has agreed to pay $3.7 million to settle a lawsuit brought by five female faculty members who claimed they were paid less than their male counterparts who held equivalent positions.
NEW YORK, NY – Outten & Golden LLP and Syracuse University announced a class-action settlement to resolve allegations of compensation discrimination raised by five female faculty members. Under the settlement agreement, the University will pay $3,713,000 to resolve the claims. This settlement does not represent an admission of any liability on the part of Syracuse University.
In a class action complaint filed today, the five female faculty members allege that the university-wide compensation and promotion policies and practices had an adverse impact on them and other female...
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