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Rent-A-Center Settles Discrimination Suit

St. Louis Post-Dispatch 03/08/2003 By Robert Goodrich of the Post-Dispatch Company agrees to pay $47 million to women who were victims of bias A $47 million cash settlement was announced here Thursday in a national sex-discrimination suit against… Read More

National Rent-to-Own Company Reaches Precedent-Setting Sex Discrimination Lawsuit Settlement, Pledges to Overhaul Corporate Culture to Encourage and Promote Women

Press Release, Schlichter Bogard & Denton via Business Wire 03/07/2003 ST. LOUIS - Attorneys for more than 5,000 women in a national multi-million dollar sex discrimination class action suit and the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission… Read More

Rent-A-Center Agrees to Tentative Settlement of Discrimination Suit

Kansas City Business Journal 03/07/2003 by Katie Hollar, Staff Writer Lawyers in a national sex discrimination class-action suit against Rent-A-Center Inc. announced on Thursday that they have reached a tentative settlement with the Plano, Texas,… Read More

Jury Awards Morrill Man $900,000

STAR-HERALD Scottsbluff-Gering, Nebraska 03/02/2003 A Scotts Bluff District Court jury Thursday awarded a Morrill man $900,000 for an injury he sustained in 1994 while working for Union Pacific Railroad. Richard Whitney, 50, injured his neck and… Read More

Dioxin Suits Settled for $19 Million

St. Louis Post-Dispatch 01/01/2003 By Martha Middleton MORE THAN 100 Missourians - including residents of Times Beach, the town shut down by the U.S. government three years ago - have been awarded $19 million in a tentative settlement of three dioxin-contamination… Read More

Former SSW Worker Awarded $1.7 Million

Herington, Kansas 01/01/2003 ST.LOUIS, Mo. - A jury in St. Louis has awarded $1.7 million to injured railroad conductor, Tommy Calloway. The Jury reached the verdict after a one week trial which ended Friday. The trial was held in the St. Louis City… Read More