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Morgan Stanley Also Paid Out a Large Settlement in 2004

Morgan Stanley Sex Discrimination Case Settled for $46 Million NEW YORK, NY -- May 4, 2007 -- The Wall Street giant, Morgan Stanley, has set up a $46 million fund to settle a sex discrimination lawsuit (Augst-Johnson v. Morgan Stanley & Co. Inc., 06-CV-1142, U.S. District Court, District of Columbia)....

Lawsuit Charges Costco Biased Against Women

Costco Employment Discrimination Lawsuit May Proceed As Class Action SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- January 19, 2007 -- A federal judge will allow a job bias lawsuit against Costco to proceed as a class action on behalf of over 700 female employees. The workers allege that the retail giant discriminated against...

Age Discrimination Was Unfair Business Competition

Nestle Discriminated on Basis of Age, CA Court Says LOS ANGELES, CA -- July 3, 2003 -- A California court of appeal affirmed a $5 million award against Nestle U.S.A. Inc. for age discrimination. The company engaged in unfair business competition by discriminating against older workers in violation of the...

Sex Discrimination Lawsuit May Go Forward

Woman Who Refused to Fire Clerk Over Looks Can Sue SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- April 25, 2003 -- A sales manager who refused to fire a cosmetics clerk based on her looks can file a sexual discrimination suit, the California 1st District Court of Appeal has ruled. Ms. Yanowitz, the...