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4,100 women take on Oracle over unequal pay in class-action lawsuit

They claim that they were paid on average $13,000 less per year than male Oracle employees in similar positions

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California Superior Court Judge Raymond Swope in Redwood City issued an order, certifying the plaintiffs' proposed class of 4,100 women. Photo: Reuters

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Over 4,000 former and current women employees have accused Cloud giant Oracle of unequal pay in a class-action gender discrimination lawsuit.

The six Oracle workers who first sued against the company on 2017, seeking to be paid as much as their male colleagues, scored a major victory this week when a California state judge certified the class action lawsuit on Thursday.

According to a report in The Registrar, Xian Murray, Sophy Wang and Rong Jewett, who were employed as a project lead, a principal application engineer, and an application engineer, respectively, sued Oracle for unequal pay. They were later joined by Marilyn
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First Published: May 02 2020 | 4:10 PM IST

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