Attorneys Brace For Surge In Sex Bias Class Actions

Law360, New York (November 23, 2010, 4:41 PM EST) -- Despite the Democrats’ failure last week to move forward with the Paycheck Fairness Act, gender discrimination class actions alleging pay and promotion claims are gaining steam and could be the next big wave of employment litigation, according to attorneys.


The Paycheck Fairness Act, which Senate Republicans blocked in a 58-41 cloture vote Wednesday, likely would have encouraged more gender discrimination class actions based on pay decisions by making the classes opt out and enhancing the potential remedies, as well as raising the bar for employers...
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