Lawyer's Sex Bias Claims Against GE Execs To Stand

Law360, New York (May 12, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal judge has denied a bid from 13 employees named in a potential gender discrimination class action against General Electric Co. to dismiss state law claims alleging they aided and abetted the company in discriminating against GE's former general counsel.

U.S. District Judge Peter C. Dorsey of the District of Connecticut denied a motion to dismiss claims made under the Connecticut Fair Employment Practices Act, rejecting the defendants' arguments that the plaintiff had failed to plead the claims appropriately or that the statute did not...
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