NYC Union's $11M Sex, Race Bias Deal Gets Green Light

Law360 (April 15, 2019, 8:15 PM EDT) -- An Empire State federal judge has given initial approval to an $11 million deal between New York City and the union representing its administrative workers, which aims to resolve claims the city underpaid more than 1,500 nonwhite female employees by thousands of dollars a year.

In a Friday order, U.S. District Judge Stewart Aaron cleared the way for the city's settlement with the Communication Workers of America Local 1180 to go ahead.

Under the agreement, New York City will pay $5.6 million in back pay to the class, which covers anyone who worked for the city between December 2013 and April...

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