Syracuse U. Strikes $3.7M Deal To Settle Pay Bias Suit

By Beverly Banks (October 4, 2021, 3:19 PM EDT) -- Syracuse University will shell out $3.7 million to settle a proposed class action claiming the university paid and promoted female faculty members less than their male counterparts, according to a filing in a New York State court.

Five female faculty members filed a memorandum Friday in the Kings County Supreme Court requesting approval of the deal, which aims to wrap up a lawsuit the women filed against Syracuse the same day.

"These negotiations were at all times at arm's-length, and they have produced a result that plaintiffs' counsel believes to be in the best interests of the class members in light...

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