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Article Date: August 2018
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Nike Sued for Sex Discrimination

Former employees Kelly Cahill and Sara Johnston called Nike “a company where women are devalued and demeaned,” in a sex discrimination class action filed in Oregon District Court in Portland. Their complaint paints the company as a workplace where women face obstacles at every level, from lower starting pay, to blunted career trajectories, to lower salaries, smaller bonuses, and fewer stock options. Complaints to human resources about discrimination and harassment are routinely ignored or mishandled, they allege.


The Eager Beavertons have notably made a number of policy changes over the past few months, after an informal survey of female executives made ... Log in to view full article.


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