Monday, November 29, 2010

Seton Hall Professors Can Pursue Wage-Bias Suit, N.J. Supreme Court Rules

The Chronicle of Higher Education
November 24, 2010, 1:19 am

A lawsuit filed by three female professors who accuse Seton Hall University of pay discrimination can proceed, the New Jersey Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday, overturning lower-court decisions to dismiss the women’s claims. The lower courts had accepted the university’s argument that the suit was filed too late, based on a 2007 U.S. Supreme Court opinion that held that such complaints had to be filed within 180 days of when a discriminatory pay decision was originally made.

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