Apr 3, 2019

Disney accused of valuing 'male workers more'

Walt Disney Co. is being sued over claims it underpays female employees. Disney denies the allegations calling them "Without merit". According to the complaint, reported in Variety, financial analyst LaRonda Rasmussen raised a concern regarding her pay with Disney's human resources after discovering six men who shared the same job title were being paid more than her. "Like other companies that operate without transparency, consistency, and accountability," the legal papers - filed on behalf of Rasmussen and another woman, Karen Moore, claim, "Disney's leadership tends to value male workers more than female workers." Last year, Walt Disney Animation Studios and Pixar creative officer John Lasseter was forced to step down in the wake of sexual assault allegations made by former employees.

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