Publicis Workers Can't Add FMLA Claim To Sex Bias Suit

Law360, New York (October 30, 2013, 4:04 PM EDT) -- A New York federal judge on Wednesday denied an effort by workers to expand their gender bias complaint against Publicis Groupe SA by adding a classwide Family and Medical Leave Act claim, upholding a magistrate judge's finding that plaintiffs did not offer their amendments in a timely fashion.

In a brief order, U.S. District Judge Andrew L. Carter Jr. adopted the report and recommendations of Magistrate Judge Andrew J. Peck, closing the book on the plaintiffs' attempts to file a third amended complaint to the court....
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