3rd Circ. Revives Amtrak Sex Bias Suit

Law360, New York (August 17, 2010, 4:39 PM EDT) -- A federal appeals court has overturned a win for Amtrak in two female workers' putative class action asserting that a company policy requiring all union employees to have one year of service in their current position before being considered for promotion is unfair to women.

The record in the case does not support summary judgment in Amtrak's favor, a three-judge panel ruled in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit on Monday.

“At a minimum, we find that there is a genuine issue of...
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