Home Depot Underpaid Female Worker: EEOC

Law360, New York (January 22, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has slapped Home Depot U.S.A. Inc. with a lawsuit accusing the home improvement retailer of violating federal law by paying a female salesperson less than her male counterparts because of her gender.

The lawsuit, filed Thursday in northern Ohio, claims the defendant’s treatment of Connie L. Kolarik, who worked for Home Depot in a professional sales position, ran afoul of the Equal Pay Act of 1963 and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

The EEOC’s complaint says...
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