Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Thomas R. Ewald, Washington, D. C., for plaintiffs-appellants and cross-appellees.
Rody P. Biggert, Seyfarth, Shaw, Fairweather & Geraldson, Chicago, Ill., for defendant-appellee and cross-appellant.
Before CUMMINGS, Chief Judge, FAIRCHILD, Senior Circuit Judge, and BROWN, Senior District Judge.
United States Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit.
Rehearing and Rehearing En Banc Denied April 13, 1982.
FAIRCHILD, Senior Circuit Judge.
The plaintiffs in this case are female workers who were employed by the defendant. In 1972, they filed a class action under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, alleging that the defendant had engaged in the practices of segregated hiring and seniority rosters.
In 1979, the parties reached a settlement favorable to the plaintiffs, amounting to $9,318,000 in...
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