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EEOC challenges gender bias at Irving transportation firm

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in Discrimination and Harassment,Human Resources

The EEOC has filed suit against NFI Roadrail and NFI Industries as a result of a pay disparity at its Irving facility. According to the complaint, the company pays men significantly more than women who perform the same work.

According to the complaint, a female director discovered that two men holding similar positions earned much more than she did. The disparity occurred despite the fact she had been on the job longer. On several occasions, she raised the issue with management. She claims she usually received no response, but on one occasion, one of the owners allegedly told her she should be “thankful” for what she got.

The woman filed a complaint with the EEOC, which attempted to resolve the dispute through its conciliation process. When those efforts failed the commission filed suit seeking back pay and injunctive relief.

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