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Kyriazi v. Western Electric Co.

465 F. Supp. 1141 (1979)

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Kyriazi v. Western Electric Co.

United States District Court for the District of New Jersey

465 F. Supp. 1141 (1979)

Facts

Kyriaki Cleo Kyriazi (plaintiff) was an employee at Western Electric Company (Western) (defendant). Kyriazi filed a class-action suit, alleging that Western discriminated against female employees in violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII). The district court held that Western committed sex discrimination. Specifically, the district court found that Western paid female employees lower salaries than male employees. The district court subsequently discussed the calculation of damages for each female employee.

Rule of Law

Issue

Holding and Reasoning (Stern, J.)

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