Female KPMG Employees Seek Class Cert. In Sex Bias Case

By Jack Newsham (August 2, 2018, 9:13 PM EDT) -- Female workers at KPMG LLP asked a Manhattan federal court Thursday to certify their sex discrimination case against the accounting firm as a class and collective action, saying thousands of women potentially covered by the suit have been similarly mistreated when it comes to pay and promotions.

Lawyers for a proposed class led by Donna Kassman, a former senior manager who says she was forced to resign in 2010 after her complaints about discrimination were brushed aside and she was denied a promotion based on her gender, told U.S. District Judge Lorna Schofield that it would be fair and efficient to...

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