JPMorgan Chase on Thursday agreed to pay a bombshell $5 million to hundreds of men who claimed they weren’t given the same paid leave as women when they became parents. The proposed class-action settlement, filed in Ohio federal court, is the culmination of a 2017 complaint brought by the American Civil Liberties Union, alleging Chase was biased against one of their employees, named Derek Rotondo. “I love my children, and all I wanted was to spend time with them when they were born,” Rotondo said in a statement from the ACLU. “I’m proud that since I filed my charge, Chase has clarified its policy to ensure that both male and female employees who wish to be the primary parental caregiver have equal access to those benefits.” This is the biggest settlement ever recorded in a US parental leave discrimination case, Rotondo’s lawyers said. In his complaint, Rotondo claimed that when he asked to take 14 weeks of leave after his son was born, Chase’s human resources department told him only women were considered primary caregivers and eligible for the full 16 weeks of paid parental leave. Fathers were only eligible for two paid weeks, unless the mom was incapacitated or… Read full this story
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