EEOC, Extended Stay Hotels Settle Pay Bias Suit

Law360, New York (February 11, 2014, 10:03 PM EST) -- The operator of Extended Stay Hotels LLC settled a potential class action with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in Maryland federal court on Tuesday, resolving claims that the company had paid female receptionists less than their male counterparts.

Under the proposed settlement, Extended Stay operator ESA Management LLC agreed to pay a total of $75,800 to four female employees who had worked at its Lexington Park, Md., location. A wholly owned subsidiary of Extended Stay, ESA Management is the successor to hotel operator HVM LLC, the...
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