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Article Date: November 2018
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Nike Rebuts Sex Discrimination Claims, Asks for Dismissal

Swoosh lawyers tried to poke holes in the seven Cahill vs. Nike plaintiffs’ allegations that the company compensated female employees less than their male counterparts, and asked the Oregon District Court judge to dismiss three of the suit’s four claims. The core of their argument is that the claims for violations of the Federal Equal Pay Act, Oregon Equal Pay Act and Oregon Equality Act don’t have enough factual evidence to support them. Nike’s attorneys called the claims of sex discrimination extremely broad, covering every facet of employment for a proposed class of thousands of female employees in widely disparate ... Log in to view full article.


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