Amtrak To Shell Out $2M To End Revived Sex Bias Suit

Law360, New York (July 05, 2012, 8:46 PM ET) -- A Pennsylvania federal judge on Tuesday approved a $2 million settlement that resolves a proposed class action against Amtrak over an employment policy that allegedly largely excluded women from being considered for promotions — a policy the railroad giant will now abolish.

Under the settlement approved by Judge Anita Brody, Amtrak will abandon its so-called one-year employee blocking rule at the heart of the suit and dole out $450,000 to approximately 5,300 potential class members.

The policy at issue required all union employees to rack up...
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Case Information

Case Title

STAGI v. NATIONAL RAILROAD PASSENGER CORPORATION

Case Number

2:03-cv-05702

Court

Pennsylvania Eastern

Nature of Suit

Civil Rights: Jobs

Judge

ANITA B. BRODY

Date Filed

October 13, 2003

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