Roto-Rooter Sex Bias Class Suit Survives Bid To Toss

Law360, New York (June 14, 2010, 11:32 AM EDT) -- A court has partially denied Roto-Rooter Services Co.’s bid to nix a putative $5 million Title VII class action accusing it of denying promotions to women, rejecting the plumbing giant’s statute of limitations defense and declining to rule on its contention of improper venue.

Judge Susan J. Dlott of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio on Thursday denied Roto’s motion to dismiss and granted lead plaintiff Debra Ring leave to amend her complaint, holding that any deficiency regarding the 300-day statute of...
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