A big ugly sex-discrimination suit is coming to the company where America buys its engagement rings
|09/15/2016||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
Since 2008, a dozen women employed by Signet Jewelers — which owns Zales, Kay Jewelers, and Jared’s Galleria — have been suing the company. They’re alleging sexual discrimination at the highest levels.
The matter, once argued in contractually mandated private arbitration proceedings, has now evolved into a class-action lawsuit, with the trial beginning next month.
The suit targets Signet’s Sterling Jewelers division, which runs those big jewelry brands. Class members can include women who were sales associates, department managers, assistant managers, or store managers at a Sterling retail store in the 13 years since October 16, 2003. It’s a potential class of read more >>>