Operator Of Extended Stay Hotels Hit With Pay Bias Suit

Law360, New York (July 10, 2013, 5:42 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Equal Opportunity Employment Commission on Tuesday hit the operator of Extended Stay Hotels LLC with a proposed class action in Maryland federal court, accusing the company of paying female receptionists less than male employees who did the same job.

The suit, which stemmed from a complaint filed with the EEOC by former front-desk clerk LaToya Weaver, accused HVM LLC — the Spartanburg, S.C.-based operator of Extended Stay and other hotel brands — of violating the Civil Rights Act and the Equal Pay Act by...
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