Yale University Settles DOL Claims of Pay Bias Against Women (1)

Oct. 2, 2020, 8:07 PMUpdated: Oct. 3, 2020, 12:28 AM

Yale University will pay $87,500 to settle Labor Department allegations of pay discrimination against four female clinicians.

The Labor Department’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs detected the alleged pay disparities during an audit of the university’s medical school, the agreement said. Four women in the school’s Cardiovascular Medicine Section were paid less compared with male colleagues, according to the agency, which made the settlement document publicly available Friday.

The agency regularly and randomly audits federal contractors for compliance with affirmative action and equal employment opportunity obligations.

The allegedly underpaid women were hired through the university’s acquisition of “community practices ...

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