Jury Awards Back Pay To 2 Female Va. Tech Employees

Law360, New York (April 14, 2011, 10:35 PM EDT) -- A federal jury in Virginia awarded a victory Thursday to two female employees of Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University who claimed they were paid less than men who held the same fundraising jobs.

After deliberating for four hours, the jury in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Virginia concluded that Virginia Tech had discriminated against Shana Maron and Greta Hanes, according to plaintiffs' attorney Nicholas Woodfield of The Employment Law Group PC.

Hanes was awarded $15,000 to make up the difference between...
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