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Ex-Github Lawyer Faces Skeptical Judges in Pay, Retaliation Suit

Aug. 3, 2021, 11:49 PM

A state appellate court in San Francisco on Tuesday questioned whether a former GitHub Inc. attorney is able to show she was paid less than similarly situated co-workers to support her equal pay claims against the internet hosting company.

Agnes Pak, who held the role of associate general counsel, said she was paid less than other attorneys at the company and was ultimately fired for complaining about unequal pay. She alleged violations of the Equal Pay Act and retaliation and sought reinstatement, back wages, and interest, among other things.

The San Francisco Superior Court granted summary judgment to GitHub in ...

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