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...
Opera singer Samuel Schultz announced today that his lawsuit against Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. ("Royal Caribbean") has ended with Royal Caribbean agreeing to pay him $300,000 plus attorneys' fees, and to have the Court enter judgment in his favor and against Royal Caribbean, according to Outten & Golden LLP and Scott, Wagner and Associates P.A.
As U.S. senators prepare to mark up a bill on Tuesday that would provide protections to nursing mothers in the workplace, Law360 explores how it could correct the lactation break provisions under the FLSA that have been described by judges and attorneys as toothless and illogical.
A proposed class action accusing financial services company Social Finance Inc. of discriminating against immigrants will continue after a California federal judge junked the company's bid to push the allegations into arbitration.
At least three wealth managers — and 388 other publicly traded companies — have pledged to end an employment practice that critics say is harmful to victims of sexual harassment.
The number has soared from just five firms in September 2019, when Rachel Robasciotti of impact investing manager Adasina Social Capital and two collaborators began asking more than 3,500 public companies whether they require arbitration of employees’ sexual harassment claims. Robasciotti and other advocates argue that arbitration enables companies to conceal the claims from investors and the public while protecting serial harassers.
Today, Deutsche Bank announced major changes to its family planning benefits for employees, namely increasing its surrogacy benefit from $10,000 to a life-time maximum of $50,000 per employee. The increased surrogacy benefit is critical for some LGBTQI employees who currently may not be able to take advantage of other family planning benefits covered by Deutsche Bank’s health insurance plan, such as in vitro fertilization (IVF).