Catsimatidis Added To Gristede's Sex Bias Class Action

Law360, New York (January 11, 2010, 1:10 PM EST) -- John Catsimatidis, the Gristede's owner whose failed New York mayoral bid made headlines in 2009, will be added as a defendant in a class action accusing the supermarket chain of channeling women into low-paying jobs and failing to promote them to management positions.

Magistrate Judge Henry Pitman of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York on Friday granted the lead plaintiffs' motion to amend their complaint to add Catsimatidis, as well as another lead plaintiff and some individual claims.

Judge Pitman agreed...
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