Ex-Barclays Trader Says She Was Fired For Sex Bias Complaints

Law360, New York (August 6, 2012, 9:34 PM EDT) -- A former commodities trader for Barclays Capital Inc. on Thursday hit the international investment bank with a federal gender discrimination suit claiming she was paid less than her male peers and fired when she complained.

In a suit filed in the Southern District of New York, Jennifer Koo, a former vice president in Barclays' Agriculture Sector, alleges the company broke federal and state civil rights laws, as well as state laws against retaliation.

Her suit says while working for the company she was subjected to inappropriate...
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