Cal State Spent $7.6M On Employment Suits: Report

Law360, New York (December 12, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- California State University shelled out more than $7 million on settlements resulting from employment discrimination lawsuits and in defending itself against such actions over the five years ending in June, a new report by the state's auditor revealed.

The report, released Tuesday by the California State Auditor, found that as of June 30, the university had spent $5.3 million for outside counsel in defending 75 of 92 employment discrimination lawsuits filed during fiscal years 2002–2003 through 2006–2007, while the defense for the remaining 17 lawsuits was...
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