The Lamberton Law Blog

Pittsburgh employment lawyer Charles A. Lamberton

Wall Street litigation leads to important workplace reforms
September 9, 2013
By: Charles Lamberton

Bank of America agreed on Friday to pay $39 million to women who worked in its Merrill Lynch brokerage operation, another costly settlement of a discrimination case filed by its employees. The agreement, filed Friday evening in a federal court in Brooklyn, was the second by the nation’s largest bank over 10 days. Last week, Merrill Lynch […]

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Pay gap between men and women narrowing
November 29, 2012
By: Charles Lamberton

According to the latest numbers released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) last week, based on the weekly earnings of full-time wage and salary workers, women now earn 82 percent as much as men – up from 64 percent in 1980. In recent discussions of the wage gap, a different figure – 77 percent – has […]

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Young women, college and the wage gap
November 3, 2012
By: Charles Lamberton

Don’t assume your first pay offer will be the same as what a similar male graduate will get. Fifty years after the Equal Pay Act was passed, studies continue to find a pay gap between men and women. Some of the difference – women earn about four-fifths of men’s pay – can be attributed to […]

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