EEOC Scores Job Offers For 40 Women In Hiring Bias Case

Law360, New York (April 30, 2013, 5:05 PM EDT) -- A Cleveland-based industrial parts manufacturer will offer jobs to at least 40 women as part of a class action settlement with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, which had accused the company of passing over female job applicants for less-qualified men, the agency said Tuesday.

As part of its settlement with the EEOC, Presrite Corp. has also agreed to pay $700,000 in compensatory damages and implement measures to prevent gender discrimination in the future. The EEOC's lawsuit alleged women applying for entry-level jobs at Presrite's plants...
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