Mars Settles Sex-Bias Lawsuit

Mars Super Markets will pay $275,000 and provide significant remedial relief to settle a class-action gender-discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the agency said. According to the EEOC, Mars refused to hire part-time deli clerk Gail Brown as an apprentice meat cutter at a Dundalk, Md., store because she is a woman. Mars, which operates 16

BALTIMORE — Mars Super Markets here will pay $275,000 and provide “significant remedial relief” to settle a class-action gender-discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the agency said.

According to the EEOC, Mars refused to hire part-time deli clerk Gail Brown as an apprentice meat cutter at a Dundalk, Md., store because she is a woman.

Mars, which operates 16 grocery stores in the Baltimore area, had an ongoing pattern of faili

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