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Women's 'precise algorithm"

Claire Zillman writes in The New York Times, "It's worth spending some time with Taffy Brodesser-Akner's two-year investigation into the toxic culture of Sterling Jewelers Inc., the parent of U.S. strip mall jewelry giants Zales, Jared, and Kay. The New York Times Magazine story pulls together—in dramatic fashion—devastating accusations against the company; that it underpaid women, that its saleswomen faced sexual harassment, and that its 'good old boys' club helped maintain a workplace steeped in misogyny. Sterling says that it is innocent. It denies the claims of gender discrimination in pay and promotions and argues that the lawsuit at the heart of the saga is unrelated to harassment. It says that the accusations are "decades old" and untested by litigation (which is part of the problem to begin with)." READ MORE>>

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