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State worker sues, claims gender bias

Woman says she did same work for less pay

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A Saratoga County woman this week filed a federal lawsuit alleging gender-based pay discrimination against her employer, the state Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services. She’s claiming that she has been paid less than her male counterparts to do the same duties. Patricia Corbett-Ward, who filed the suit in U.S. District Court, has worked for the office in the position of staff development specialist since September 2006. She works in Albany County. Corbett-Ward served ...

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December 1, 2012
6:57 a.m.

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Four workers and two supervisors...... I guess it is a state job. I say fire half of them and we will still get just as much done, the only difference is they will actually have to work.

December 1, 2012
12:54 p.m.

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Amazing it took all this time to file a lawsuit
makes you wonder just how much work acutally these people do an get a pay check