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Missouri Nursing Home to Pay $40K to Settle Gender Pay Discrimination Claims

A Kansas City-area nursing home has agreed to settle a lawsuit alleging it paid female nurses less than male nurses, federal authorities say. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) reported that Edgewood Manor OPCO LLC, a former owner of …

UK Supreme Court to Consider Landmark Equal-Pay Case Against Walmart’s Asda

A long-awaited equal pay lawsuit at the U.K. Supreme Court could see thousands of mostly female workers obtain better wages from the largest supermarkets and end up costing the chains as much as 8 billion pounds ($10.1 billion). The Supreme …

California Judge Allows Gender Pay Bias Suit Against Disney to Proceed

Walt Disney Co. failed to persuade a judge to dismiss a lawsuit by female employees who allege the company discriminates by paying male workers better. A state judge in Los Angeles found that the 10 current and former employees who …

Former Executive Sues MetLife Alleging Gender Bias; Insurer Denies Claims

A former MetLife Inc. executive claims she suffered years of gender-based pay discrimination and harassment from members of the insurer’s top leadership team and that she was fired after complaining about a lack of diversity. Mona Moazzaz, a former chief …

Women Employees at Oracle Seek Class-Action Status in Gender Pay Lawsuit

Call it the class ceiling. Women suing major technology companies for gender discrimination would have much stronger leverage against their employers if they could press their claims on behalf of a large group of female colleagues. But last year, the …

Court Rules Employers Cannot Use Salary History to Justify Gender Wage Gap

A U.S. appeals court on Monday ruled employers cannot use workers’ salary histories to justify gender-based pay disparities, saying that would perpetuate a wage gap that is “an embarrassing reality of our economy.” An 11-judge panel of the San Francisco-based …

Judge Sanctions Kansas Pizza Restaurant for Gender Discrimination in Job Offerings

Two teenagers whose firing from a Kansas pizza restaurant prompted a national discussion on pay inequality should receive back pay and the corporation that owned the restaurant must implement policies to ensure it follows equal pay laws, a federal judge …