Goldman Sachs moves quickly to resolve the gender discrimination lawsuit

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Staff Writer, TLR

Published on July 14, 2023, 17:41:00


Goldman Sachs reportedly talks settle gender discrimination case Wall Street

Goldman Sachs reportedly in talks to settle gender discrimination case on Wall Street before class-action trial, with negotiations rumored to be around $200 million.

The lawsuit, filed in 2010, accuses the company of discriminatory practices against its female employees, creating a culture of exclusion and marginalizing women and minorities. Though the company has declined to comment on the negotiations, sources indicate a strong desire to settle the case before the trial begins.

If the case proceeds to trial, it could expose the company to public scrutiny and damage its reputation. The case has already drawn attention to the broader issue of gender discrimination on Wall Street, where women have historically been underrepresented in senior positions and have often faced obstacles in advancing their careers

Goldman Sachs is not the only financial institution to face such allegations. Other Wall Street firms, including Morgan Stanley and Bank of America, have also settled gender discrimination lawsuits in recent years. However, the Goldman Sachs case is particularly significant due to the size of the potential settlement and the fact that it is a class-action lawsuit, representing over 2,000 women who worked at the company.

The settlement of the Goldman Sachs gender discrimination case will be closely watched by the public and industry insiders. A successful settlement may signal a shift towards greater accountability and equal opportunities for women on Wall Street, while a trial may reveal further evidence of gender discrimination in the financial sector.

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