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Daily News Record (Newspaper) - May 16, 1990, Harrisonburg, Virginia 4 daily May company settles Job Bias Case for million a a com Pany has agreed to pay million in Back pay to women employees in what labor Secretary Elizabeth Dole on tuesday called one of the largest to settlements in precision cast parts of Portland will pay about women who were steered into traditionally female jobs when they were the labor department said in announcing the settlement the Money will be paid to women who worked in no clerical jobs at the company plants in Portland at any time from 1978 through according to Roy mar the company vice president of precision which manufactures Jet engine parts and other Metal components for the aerospace will Send notices to women eligible for benefits within 45 Marvin women who do not receive notices within 45 Days and who believe they Are eligible should Contact the department of he the settlement is the result of a compliance review conducted by the labor departments office of fed eral contract compliance programs after a complaint was filed in March the complaint alleged that the company had violated an executive order that prohibits Federal contractors from discriminating on the basis of color or National the order also re quires contractors to take affair native action measures in hiring women and women represent an important and growing part of today labor Dole said in a prepared if America is to remain it is no longer just an option for companies to employ and promote qualified women and minorities into nontraditional it is a business and Legal this settlement is one of the largest equal Opportunity agree ments in labor department history and further demonstrates the departments commitment to eliminating discrimination in the As part of the the company agreed to provide More opportunities for women to Transfer to higher paying jobs within the the labor department said its investigation revealed that precision cast parts ushered women into traditionally female jobs that were lower paying and provided less Opportunity to compete or train for higher paying which traditionally have been filled by men at the three the company said it was denying the allegations but decided to negotiate a settlement a Ladylike executive wins partnership suit Washington a a Federal judge monday has ordered the accounting firm Price waterhouse to give a partnership and Back pay to a woman who argued that she was denied the promotion because she was not sufficiently the decision could mean that Ann Hopkins would become a partner in the firm on july 1 and receive in Back accor Ding to James one of her Shes won her Heller if they will take her that what she wants to Heller said he believed this to be the first time a Federal judge has ordered a firm to make someone a formerly a senior manager at Price left the firm in 1984 and has worked As a consultant to the world Price waterhouse has not in disabled Man wins lawsuit Oklahoma City a a disabled Man has won a Federal lawsuit to require Oklahoma City University to reinstate him As a Law Mark sued the univer sity last year after he was dismissed because of Low of Del alleged that Given his he want allowed enough time to take tests or Ade quate Means to get class he is paralysed in both arms and legs because of an injury suffered in a Junior High school Rugby he write and the school didst take Steps to compensate his said his Rex since District judge Wayne Alley ruled in nations favor two weeks the University has agreed to give nation a desk that will accommodate his and to allow him twice As Long to take sex the school said it also would pro vide him with a tape recorder equip Ped so he can dictate notes during a school Secretary will transcribe the Friend called the Victory an extremely valuable precedent for All handicapped dictated whether it will Heller the Case already has been to the supreme which ruled 63 last May that employers must Bear the Burden of proving they did not discriminate District judge Gerhard Gesell earlier had decided that there was evidence that Price waterhouse discriminated against Hopkins but he also found that the firm had other reasons which could have been grounds for denying her the promo the supreme court decision sent the Case Back to Gesell for further hearings based on the altered Stan Dard of women rights groups said last year that the supreme court Deci Sion would eliminate a catch 22 Barrier that women need to be assertive to get ahead but Are penalized if there too associated flood water rages through the Gates of the Livingston Lake dam in going with the flow downstream residents nervous As floodgates open Texas a engineers opened floodgates wider tuesday to release a record flow of water from a flood burdened res and some downstream Resi dents who had not already evacuated called for parts of Arkansas flooded since May 1 were declared a Federal disaster area by president Bush As National guardsmen Laboured to Shore up a weakened levee protecting a Small town from the red which continued its steady climb toward a 45year in neighbouring Resi dents stacked sandbags around Homes near the red River and some its said Jim me who toured the flooded its the worst flood weve had Here in my creeks and Rivers Rose sharply in Western and Central including the Kansas City As thunderstorms continued to dump heavy rain throughout the Many streets were flooded and More rain was residents of Lowling areas along the Trinity River in they Chote to Treyve become frightened and they want emergency official Jim Mutchum Southeastern Texas braced for the worst As engineers at Lake Liv Ingston dam cranked open the taps to release a record flow of cubic feet per second to protect the dam from a record releases of More than cos cause at least some flooding below the the Rivers Crest was expected to reach the dam by and releases could reach cos by causing the worst flooding in 80 years in the Small communities Many residents of communities South of the dam heeded Early warnings and moved to higher although there were last minute stragglers who called for help As water covered the roads out of their they chose to stay now Treyve become frightened and they want said Jim Liberty county emergency management adding thit people were helped by the Early flooding along the Trinity began two weeks ago in the Dallas fort Worth forcing hundreds of people from their the flooding and storms that caused the flooding killed 12 people in Texas and one in and could cause up to million in agricultural damage in Texas officials the presidents disaster Declara Tion makes Federal funding Avail Able through the Federal emergency management Agency to supplement the recovery of Resi dents and businesses in Little Pulaski and Sebastian coun the disaster declaration was re Quested last week by Bill Clin who renewed the request devastating flooding unprecedented in recent history continues to this Clinton estimated that losses to Public and private property will exceed sandbagging continued in Earnest on a weakened levee protecting the town of from red said the River had crested in the he but it probably will be late today before it National guard David Lively said sandbagging along the red River could continue until the if the levee Breaks near an army corps of engineers command Post at a own of about 600 Well have time to sound a Horn and Tell people to get said Bob Page of the Miller county sheriffs in about 300 Homes have been evacuated along the red River from Shreveport southward As the River climbed toward a 45 year Nightingale born Florence the English founder of modern was born in 1820 in notice Augusta county office closing of offices for moving to Verona the Augusta county Board of supervisors have authorized the closing of the offices As listed below on thursday and May 24th and to allow for moving of these offices to the and building at the government Center in regular office hours win be resumed on May at emergency contacts for the offices listed below will be handled through the 8858931 number on thursday and May 24th and the following offices will be moving Board of supervisors county administrator Hanamo and zoning building inspection Central accounting Augusta county service authority county Extension agent Gypsy Moth coordinator Parks recreation personnel county treasurer commissioner of the Revenue data processing the county registrar will remain open at the present location through May 25th and resume operation in the administrative building at the government Center on May 1990 at815 noon and Onuel Augusta county Board of supervisors by county administrator do you recognize thu duh Oak furniture Sale Valley mall tables dry sinks China cupboards Jelly cupboards stands chairs rockers May 25th 26th Valley mall hours f see us on the mall House of Oak Virginia specializing in american made solid Oak furniture All prices Cash carry go lacks Energy and has Tost q is no longer 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