Syracuse University Settles $3.7M Gender Pay Lawsuit

U.S. News

NEW YORK (AP) — Syracuse University will 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.

The settlement entered Friday in state Supreme Court in Brooklyn will make women faculty members who worked full time at the university for at least one calendar year starting in January 2014, eligible for compensation, Syracuse.com reported.