Female Denver Law Professors to Get $2.6M on Pay Bias Claims

May 18, 2018, 3:20 PM

A group of female law professors at the University of Denver will receive more than $2.6 million in back pay to compensate them for years of alleged sex-based pay discrimination.

The payment will come under a settlement between the U.S. government and the university’s Sturm College of Law. The government, through its Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, sued the university in 2016 alleging it paid a class of female law professors significantly less than their male counterparts for equal work. The settlement was approved by the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado May 17.

The agreement is a big ...

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