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Nike files motion to dismiss class-action gender, pay discrimination lawsuit

Nov 06, 2018 - Portland Business Journal (Oregon)

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...