BAE Systems Hit With Sex Discrimination Class Action

Law360, New York (July 31, 2013, 5:35 PM EDT) -- Nine women on Monday hit a BAE Systems PLC subsidiary with a proposed discrimination class action, accusing the Virginia company of ignoring rampant sexual harassment and preferential treatment to male employees that allegedly spanned more than six years.

A group of former and current female employees of BAE Systems Norfolk Ship Repair allege that their supervisors were “indifferent” to complaints that they were repeatedly passed over for promotions, were denied access to overtime and endured inappropriate sexual comments and behavior from their male counterparts. The complaint...
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