The comments alleged one of the plaintiffs received a salary increase because she was having sexual relations with another CSU-AAUP employee.
Oh, and you also thought that we were living in the 21st century, when a woman’s career advancement is not assumed to be due to playing footsie with a boss? <buzzer> Wrong! Not only does one, as a female professor, have to deal with the weird gendered expectations that some students have of you (female =motherly/push-over/nice or bitch), but then from possibly your own colleagues, is the merit of your salary or position questioned. Throw in issues with pay, and we can call it a day.