Ex-Goldman Analyst Links Firing To Homophobia Complaints

Law360 (June 5, 2019, 3:58 PM EDT) -- A gay ex-Goldman Sachs analyst hit the finance giant with a New York state suit Wednesday alleging he was fired for complaining about homophobic comments, including his boss’ asking him “Do you act this way because you’re gay?” following a disagreement.

William Jarrad Littleton alleges the firm fired him last year despite years of stellar performance reviews, accusing it of violating New York job discrimination law by allowing an atmosphere intolerant of LGBTQ workers and canning him after he mustered the courage to speak up.

Among other things, Littleton was excluded from a call because the moderator thought he sounded "too...

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