Equal Pay Day
Women, do you get equal pay with the men in your company?
If not, Why not?
Local 237 Wins Historic Gender-Equity Settlement For Thousands Of School Safety Agents
Moore, a 22-year School Safety Agent and member of Local 237, was paid $7,000 less than her male counterparts—and she wasn’t alone. Some 5,000 School Safety Agents worked for years making less than other peace officers in the city doing similar work. Appropriately, Moore’s 4-year battle for equal pay ended on August 26, 2014, Women’s Equality Day. At a press event with city officials, Local 237 and the city announced a $38-million settlement to the largest class-action pay discrimination lawsuit in the nation.
“What this settlement states is that inequality will not be tolerated in New York City. What this states is that New York City School Safety Agents are looked at as a vital entity in our New York City public school system and that we do a vital job.
This is just one of the many reasons why I am a proud retired Teamster!
Retired since 1993 and have never missed receiving a check, unlike Social Security they will never stop their checks!