June 5, 1995
News Release Archive: ESA Press Release: Smith & Wesson, Inc., to Pay $450,000 in Back Wages in Gender Discrimination Case (June 1995)
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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOREMPLOYMENT STANDARDS ADMINISTRATION
SMITH & WESSON, INC., TO PAY $450,000 IN BACK WAGES IN GENDER DISCRIMINATION CASEMon., June 5, 1995
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Smith & Wesson, Inc., of Springfield, Mass., has agreed to pay up to $450,000 in back wages to 1,600 women who were denied jobs over a two-year period because of unfair hiring practices, Secretary of Labor Robert B. Reich announced today.