Female Cop Dispatchers Strike $7M Deal In Pay Bias Action

Law360, New York (June 10, 2011, 2:42 PM EDT) -- A class of female police communications personnel claiming Nassau County, N.Y., paid them less than men who did the same work for the county’s fire emergency system urged a federal judge Thursday to approve a $7 million settlement in the suit.

In addition to the $7 million fund for class members, the defendants — a group that includes the Long Island, N.Y., county and its police department — also agreed to cough up just over $900,000 to cover the fees and costs of Eisenberg & Schnell...
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