United Parcel Service (UPS) is facing a $250 million proposed class action accusing the company of systemic bias against its female workers.
Three female employees who work at a UPS hub in Oakland filed a complaint in California federal court on Wednesday. The complaint claims that female staff are routinely given dead-end jobs, leading to lower pay and fewer opportunities for progression within the company than their male colleagues. The complaint also says that such issues are compounded for older female workers at the company. UPS does not have effective procedures in place for filing complaints or enforcing anti-discrimination policies, the complaint says. It alleges that UPS ignores the disparities between its male and female workers.
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