Goldman Sex Bias Suit Shouldn't Lose Class Claims: Judge

Law360, New York (October 5, 2011, 3:22 PM EDT) -- A federal magistrate judge last week recommended denying Goldman Sachs & Co.'s bid to strike classwide allegations from a gender discrimination lawsuit, rebuffing the financial giant's argument that a named plaintiff had failed to exhaust administrative remedies for the class.

U.S. Magistrate Judge James C. Francis IV issued a report and recommendation Sept. 29 urging a New York federal judge to reject Goldman's assertions that class claims should be nixed because plaintiff Christina Chen-Oster's submissions to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission only contained facts relevant...
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