Ex-BGC Financial Employee Says Firm Lets Sex Bias Slide

Law360, New York (February 21, 2012, 8:04 PM EST) -- A former BGC Financial LP employee slapped the brokerage with a lawsuit in New York federal court Friday, accusing the firm of fostering a “blatantly sexualized and misogynistic atmosphere” in which sexual harassment is rampant and accepted.

The lawsuit claims that BGC, formerly Cantor Fitzgerald, failed to address the harassment faced by Kelly Dunloy, who was hired to support the equity derivatives desk with the understanding that she would move up to become a broker, and that the firm has no interest in meaningfully addressing the...
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