Goldman Suit Arbitration Would Weaken Title VII, 2nd Circ. Told

Law360, New York (July 3, 2012, 8:47 PM EDT) -- The National Employment Lawyers Association and other employee rights groups on Monday urged the Second Circuit not to force arbitration in a sex bias suit against Goldman Sachs & Co., saying that enforcing the firm's arbitration agreement, which precludes class claims, would undermine Title VII.

Goldman is asking the Second Circuit to overturn a New York federal judge's denial of its bid to compel individual arbitration of the claims lodged against the firm by Lisa Parisi, a former managing director who signed an arbitration pact when...
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