Texas Agencies Paid Women Less For Equal Work, DOJ Says

Law360, New York (July 11, 2012, 4:11 PM EDT) -- The federal government sued two successor agencies to the Texas Department of Rural Affairs on Wednesday over allegations that the agency discriminated against three female employees by paying them less than their male colleagues for the same work.

The U.S. Department of Justice argues that the Texas Department of Agriculture and Texas General Land Office, which took over for the now defunct TDRA, are liable for discrimination that allegedly occurred at the TDRA beginning in 2009.

“This lawsuit highlights the critical need for continued attention to...
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