Nike files motion to dismiss class-action gender, pay discrimination lawsuit
Nike Inc. late Monday filed a motion to dismiss parts of a sweeping lawsuit that alleges gender and pay discrimination.
The lawsuit, filed in August on behalf of four former Nike employees, seeks class-action status. It came in the wake of numerous news reports about a workplace repeatedly described as a "boy's club." The lawsuit has since grown to seven plaintiffs.
In its partial motion to dismiss, Nike claims the lawsuit's definition of the class is overly broad and would force the...