Three very high ranking employees in the University of Tennessee’s athletic department have filed a sex discrimination lawsuit alleging they were discriminated against based upon their gender. Basically, the lawsuit depicts the athletic department as a “good old boys club”. In light of the rise of women’s sports these and prominent women holding important administrative positions at Universities across the country there should be no tolerance for paying an employee less based upon gender. Recently, attorney Jim Higgins was interviewed on the case. You can watch the interview below:
If you have a gender discrimination or fair pay case, please feel free to contact one of our Tennessee Labor Attorneys.