Williamhouse settles pay-Bias lawsuit with three employees — Business Management Daily: Free Reports on Human Resources, Employment Law, Office Management, Office Communication, Office Technology and Small Business Tax Business Management Daily
  • LinkedIn
  • YouTube
  • Twitter
  • Facebook
  • Google+

Williamhouse settles pay-Bias lawsuit with three employees

Get PDF file

by on
in Discrimination and Harassment,Human Resources

Envelope-maker Williamhouse of Pennsylvania settled a lawsuit with three supervisors who claimed they were underpaid because they are black.

Payroll records showed that salaries for white shift supervisors with similar responsibilities ranged from $32,000 to $58,101, while the three black supervisors earned between $32,000 and $46,592.

The company admitted no wrongdoing, attributing the pay scales to a former plant owner. But it agreed to create a policy that prohibits racial discrimination, provide training for supervisors in its Fayette County plant and outline procedures for dealing with future allegations.  

Leave a Comment

Previous post:

Next post: