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Medtronic, Inc. (MDT) Pays $290K to Settle Wage Discrimination Lawsuit


9/24/2013 8:07:11 AM

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Medical device titan Medtronic closes the books on a wage discrimination lawsuit accusing the company of paying its Hispanic employees less than it paid white workers. Minnesota medical device company Medtronic (NYSE:MDT) is closing the books on a years-old wage discrimination case, paying $290,000 to settle claims that it paid Hispanic workers less than white workers. Filed by the U.S. Dept. of Labor, the lawsuit claimed that Medtronic shortchanged 78 Hispanic entry-level employees at a Danvers, Mass., facility.

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