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Five Female Professors Filed Equity Lawsuit Against Rutgers University

On the heels of a major gender pay gap settlement at nearby Princeton University, five female professors at Rutgers University filed a pay equity lawsuit against their institution.

The plaintiffs, including two women of color, say their pay gaps came to light only because of a salary adjustment clause negotiated into their most recent union contract, in 2019.

The university has refused to move forward with closing those gaps despite the newly outlined processes for doing so, the women say, making legal action necessary.

Read the source article at Inside Higher Ed

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