NJ Supreme Court Revives Wage Suit Against Seton Hall

Law360, New York (November 24, 2010, 2:37 PM EST) -- A New Jersey appeals court has revived a wage discrimination lawsuit filed against Seton Hall University by three female professors who claim the school paid them less than inexperienced instructors and male professors.

In a 5-1 decision Tuesday, New Jersey’s Supreme Court ruled that a lower court erred in dismissing the lawsuit for a lack of timeliness, saying that state law considers each discriminatory paycheck as a separate unlawful act.

“We hold that the payment of wages on a discriminatory basis proscribed by the [law against...
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