Fresh off its defeat over a key discovery matter in an adverse $200 million gender discrimination lawsuit, Jones Day is calling for the dismissal of the remaining equal pay claims in the case.
In a motion filed Monday, Jones Day argued that discovery conducted so far in the lawsuit being waged by six former female associates has undermined the claims they have made under the Equal Pay Act. As a result, there’s no need for the judge to grant the plaintiffs’ request for an EPA conditional certification that would cover every woman Jones Day has employed since 2016, the firm continued.
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