Va. Tech Sex Bias Plaintiffs Seek Class Status

Law360, New York (May 18, 2010, 1:56 PM EDT) -- In a bid to certify a class of women alleging pay discrimination, female former employees of Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University say they were paid 15.2 percent less than men who held the same fundraising jobs.

The plaintiffs, who fended off dismissal of the case in March, filed a motion for class certification Monday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, saying information acquired in discovery proved women with the same education and experience were paid less than men at the...
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