Philly Restaurant Paid Female Workers Less, EEOC Says

Law360, New York (August 12, 2013, 5:55 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission launched suit in Pennsylvania federal court Monday, alleging Philadelphia fast-food restaurant Market Burgers LLC, which does business as Checkers, violated gender discrimination laws by paying women less than men and scheduling them for fewer work hours.

The EEOC launched suit on behalf of LaToya Snyder, a former cashier and sandwich maker who was promoted to shift manager at the company’s Checkers restaurant in West Philadelphia, who claimed the restaurant routinely paid her and other female shift managers lower wages than...
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