A Bangor psychologist and member of the Bangor School Committee has sued Northern Light Health, alleging that she was paid about half of what her male colleagues were paid while working at Acadia Hospital.
“When Dr. Mundell reported this glaring pay disparity to management, instead of apologizing and taking immediate corrective action, they refused to admit that this major pay inequality was connected to her gender, and instead said they would pay the men more than her for another three months to ‘ease their transition,’” said Mundell’s attorney, Valerie Wicks of Augusta.
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Dr. Clare Mundell filed the suit Monday in U.S. District Court in Bangor against the hospital and its parent company, Northern Light Health. She also alleges that she endured unlawful retaliation because the hospital prohibited her from working during the two-week notice period before her resignation was to take effect. She is represented by attorneys Valerie Wicks and Carol Garvan of the Augusta law firm Johnson, Webbert & Garvan, which specializes in employment law.
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