BAE Systems To Pay $4.6M In Gender Discrimination Row

Law360, New York (February 10, 2016, 9:06 PM EST) -- BAE Systems will pay more than $4.6 million to resolve a class action brought by female shipyard workers who alleged rampant gender discrimination at their workplace, according to documents filed Wednesday in Virginia federal court.

U.S. District Judge Arenda L. Wright Allen signed off on the settlement agreement in a brief order following a final approval hearing. The female workers had accused BAE Systems of fostering a hostile work environment, sexual discrimination and gender-based harassment.

Equal Rights Advocates, which helped represent the plaintiffs, said it marked the...
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Case Title

Aviles et al v. BAE Systems Norfolk Ship Repair, Inc.


Case Number

2:13-cv-00418

Court

Virginia Eastern

Nature of Suit

Civil Rights: Jobs

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Arenda L. Wright Allen

Date Filed

July 29, 2013

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