INGLES HIT BY CLASS-ACTION SEX-BIAS SUIT

ROME, Ga. (FNS) -- A class-action lawsuit filed here last week charges Ingles Markets with discriminating against female employees by denying them equal pay, promotions and management opportunities.The suit was filed in federal court by four current and former employees of the chain, who allege that women are relegated to cashier, clerk, deli and bakery positions, and are seldom promoted to management.In

ROME, Ga. (FNS) -- A class-action lawsuit filed here last week charges Ingles Markets with discriminating against female employees by denying them equal pay, promotions and management opportunities.

The suit was filed in federal court by four current and former employees of the chain, who allege that women are relegated to cashier, clerk, deli and bakery positions, and are seldom promoted to management.

In similar cases, the same firm that represents the four Ingles workers wo

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