by Chris Cumo and P.D. Lesko Since 2001, thanks to the Part-Time Faculty Equity Pay Law, legislators in California have, yearly, earmarked $57 million dollars in tax money to go.
HEALD COLLEGE HAS agreed to pay $3.5 million to settle a 2-year-old class-action lawsuit alleging that it paid male instructors more than their female peers and failed to adequately pay.
A possible settlement of a lawsuit brought by part-time community college faculty may cost the state $12 million at a time when every dollar is precious. The Senate budget released this week includes $7 million to settle.