5th Circ. Greenlights Arbitration For Citi Sex Bias Suit

Law360, New York (January 10, 2014, 7:44 PM EST) -- The Fifth Circuit upheld the exclusion of a report submitted by an employee suing Citigroup Inc. for sex bias that includes statistics contending the arbitration system disproportionately favors employers, affirming Wednesday the lower court's decision to send the case to arbitration per the employee's agreement.

The per curiam opinion stated that a Texas district court correctly found that the study submitted by employee Samantha Diggs failed to satisfy the standards set forth in the 1993 U.S. Supreme Court case Daubert v. Merrell Dow Pharmaceuticals Inc., which...
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