Nassau County Can't Shake Male Dispatchers' Pay Bias Suit

Law360, New York (January 4, 2013, 12:43 PM EST) -- A New York federal court on Thursday rejected Nassau County, N.Y.'s bid to dismiss a pay discrimination suit brought by male emergency dispatchers, saying the alleged wage disparity could be deemed discriminatory even though it was created by the settlement of an earlier discrimination suit.

The current complaint was brought in May by a group of 30 named plaintiffs who work in the county as fire communications technicians and supervisors. They claim they have been paid less than their female counterparts since June 2011, when the...
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Case Information

Case Title

Volpe et al v. Nassau County et al

Case Number



New York Eastern

Nature of Suit

Civil Rights: Other


Joseph F. Bianco

Date Filed

May 15, 2012

Government Agencies

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