Princeton agrees to US$1m back pay for female professors

One of America’s most prestigious universities has agreed to pay nearly US$1 million in back pay to female professors following allegations of pay discrimination, writes Brakkton Booker for NPR.

The Ivy League university will pay US$925,000 in back pay and at least US$250,000 in future wages, as part of an agreement announced by the United States Department of Labor.

The agreement resolves pay disparities uncovered by a multi-year investigation that affected more than 100 female full professors, the Labor Department’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs said.
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