Rent-A-Center settles discrimination suits

March 2002
Furniture/Today;3/18/2002, Vol. 26 Issue 28, p14
Trade Publication
Reports the decision of Rent-A-Car to settle discrimination lawsuits filed by female employees in Plano, Texas. Amount that the company agreed to pay in settlement; Plans to recruit qualified women from the complainants to fill job vacancies; Expansion to its human resources department.


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