Women Win Partial Cert. In Goldman Bias Suit

Law360 (March 30, 2018, 10:31 PM EDT) -- After a federal magistrate judge recommended denying their bid, a New York federal judge Friday partially granted certification to female associates and executives accusing Goldman Sachs of systematic gender bias, denying certification for claims predicated on their “boys' club” theory.

Initially filed in 2010, the suit claimed that Goldman Sachs systematically disfavored female employees and denied them both equal compensation and equal opportunities for advancement in violation of Title VII and New York law. (AP) U.S. Magistrate Judge James C. Francis had recommended in March 2015 that the class not be certified because the plaintiffs failed to refute Goldman's argument that injury...

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