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USA: Rent-A-Center to pay $47 million in gender discrimination settlement

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5 October 2002

Rent-A-Center to Pay $47M to Women [USA]

Author: Associated Press

A judge approved a $47 million settlement Friday for thousands of women who claim they were unfairly denied or driven out of jobs with the nation's largest operator of rent-to-own stores.

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5 October 2002

Sex discrimination settlement approved [USA]

Author: Gregory Weaver, Indianapolis Star

Dozens of Indiana women will share in the $47 million settlement of multiple sexual discrimination lawsuits against Texas-based Rent-A-Center. A federal judge in St. Louis approved the settlement Friday, resolving pervasive claims that the national lease-to-own furniture and appliance dealer treated women like second-class citizens.

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