Spec Formliners to pay $105,000 to settle EEOC pay lawsuit where female sales rep was making less than male

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The EEOC says Spec Formliner was paying a female sales representatives less than a male doing the same job. The company also required the female sales rep to sell more to earn the same commission as her male co-worker.

The company in Santa Ana, California manufactures urethane, semi-elastomeric, and plastic form liners to use in concrete forming systems.

The EEOC lawsuit against the company has been settled. Spec Formliners will have to pay $105,000 to the former employee the federal agency represented.

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Spec Formliners also agreed to hire equal employment consultants who will help the company create, review and revise its policies, and practices to ensure they are following EEOC federal rules.

The EEOC will also be monitoring Spec Formliners’s progress.

Rosa Viramontes, director of EEOC’s Los Angeles District Office says “The changes that will be implemented as part of this settlement will ensure that female sales representatives will receive fair compensation for sales equal to those of their male counterparts. This not only benefits female employees, but also the company as a whole.”

CONTACT EEOC IF YOU ARE NOT BEING PAID THE SAME AS A MAN

This EEOC case proves that companies cannot get away with paying a woman less than a man for doing the same job. Contact your local EEOC office if you feel that you are not getting your fair share.

Very detailed documentation is a good start.

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