Goodyear To Pay Up In Sex Discrimination Case

Law360, New York (January 16, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. will shell out $925,000 in back wages to some 800 women for allegedly discriminating against them when they applied for entry-level positions, the U.S. Department of Labor announced Tuesday.

The Department of Labor's Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs filed an administrative complaint with the department’s Office of Administrative Law Judges last June, claiming that the company’s manufacturing plant in Danville, Va. used biased hiring methods between 1998 and 1999.

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