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Suit Alleges California Workers’ Comp Discriminates Against Women

 Thursday, July 7, 2016

 Reuters

California women routinely receive less in workers’ compensation than men, a lawsuit filed on Wednesday alleged, partly because of stereotypes that lead to unfair reductions in benefits and an overwhelming majority of male medical examiners.The case, filed as a proposed class action on behalf of three women and a labor union, alleges equal protection violations and asks a Los Angeles court to order sweeping changes to the way workers’ comp is administered in the nation’s most populous state.
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