TRUCKING COMPANY TO PAY $2.43 MILLION TO SETTLE HIRING LAWSUIT

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has announced that Pitt Ohio, an interstate trucking firm, had agreed to pay $2.43 million to a class of women to settle a class action lawsuit. The EEOC alleged the company denied a class of qualified female applicants employment as truck drivers or dockworkers since 1997, while men were placed in these positions during the same period.

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