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?