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Description: Sterling Jewelers has settled federal civil charges accusing it of discriminating against female employees, reaching a deal without having to admit wrongdoing or pay any damages, a win for the company as it faces continuing legal challenges over its pay and promotion practices.


Date: May 05, 2017


Questions for discussion:

  • Summarize the issues in this case.
  • Do you think the case is damaging to the corporate brands?
  • What is the message to managers at high-profile consumer brands?