Suit Alleges California Workers’ Comp Discriminates Against Women

Thursday, July 7th, 2016 Litigation Workers' Compensation

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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External References & Further Reading
http://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-california-lawsuit-idUSKCN0ZM1ZL

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