Case: KPMG

Female KPMG Employees Seek Class Status in Gender Discrimination Lawsuit, Detail Alleged Sexual Misconduct at the Firm

November 28th, 2018

by JASON BRAMWELL There was a new development yesterday in the long-running gender bias lawsuit against KPMG, in which a group of current and former female advisory and tax employees have accused the firm of gender, pay, and promotion discrimination, as well as condoning sexual harassment. Attorneys representing the plaintiffs filed a motion on Nov. […]

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KPMG Workers Urge Court To Certify Sex Bias Action

November 27th, 2018

By Braden Campbell Law360 (November 27, 2018, 8:59 PM EST) — A group of female KPMG LLP tax and advisory workers accusing the firm of maintaining a set of policies and practices that work to depress women’s salaries and deny them promotions urged a New York federal court Tuesday to certify their long-running class and […]

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Gender discrimination lawsuit against KPMG alleges sexual harassment and assault

November 27th, 2018

By Michael Cohn More than 1,100 women are seeking class-action certification in a gender discrimination lawsuit against KPMG, with allegations of sexual harassment and even assault at the Big Four firm. The case has been underway since 2011, but has grown as more women have joined the lawsuit (see KPMG gender discrimination lawsuit expands and […]

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KPMG Women Seek Class Status in Sex Bias Lawsuit

November 27th, 2018

Porter Wells – Bloomberg Law Lawsuit: KPMG underpays, under-promotes women Whether uniform policy is at play is main question The female plaintiffs in a long-running sex bias lawsuit challenging KPMG LLP ‘s salary and promotion policies asked a federal court in New York Nov. 27 to grant them class status. The purported class would be […]

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Plaintiffs in Gender Discrimination Class Action Against Accounting Giant KPMG File for Class Certification

November 27th, 2018

Plaintiffs Allege Widespread Gender Disparities in Pay, Promotion Within Sexist Culture NEW YORK, Nov. 27, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Attorneys from Sanford Heisler Sharp LLP and Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP filed a motion in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York today seeking class certification in a long-running lawsuit to […]

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Female KPMG Employees Seek Class Cert. In Sex Bias Case

August 2nd, 2018

By Jack Newsham Law360, New York (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 […]

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KPMG Settles Feds’ Discrimination Claims, but Scrutiny Is Far From Over

June 9th, 2017

Erin Mulvaney, The National Law Journal KPMG agreed this week to pay $420,000 to resolve a federal investigation that found the company discriminated against Asian job applicants at a New Jersey facility, part of the years-long scrutiny over the accounting firm’s practices for alleged discrimination in separate cases. The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of […]

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Equal Work, Unequal Pay: The Risks of the Gender Wage Gap

November 1st, 2016 — Risk Management Magazine

As it appeared in Risk Management Magazine by Lori Widmer | November 1, 2016 at 6:08 am It was a scene straight out of the 1980s: When Donna Kassman complained about a salary cut, she was told she didn’t have to worry because she “had a nice engagement ring.” In fact, Kassman later even received […]

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Why Big Law Should Fear the $350M Sex Bias Suit Against KPMG

May 15th, 2016

As it appeared on Litigation Daily If law has a sister profession, it’s accounting–which is why a long-running, $350 million gender discrimination class action against KPMG has special resonance. On Friday, the plaintiffs filed an amended complaint with five more women as named plaintiffs, bolstering their ability to claim widespread, pervasive discrimination at the accounting giant. None of […]

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Accounting Today, May 13, 2016 – KPMG Gender Discrimination Lawsuit Expands

May 13th, 2016

As it appeared on Accounting Today BY MICHAEL COHN The gender discrimination class-action lawsuit against KPMG has grown, with five new named plaintiffs accusing the Big Four firm of denying promotions to women and penalizing them for taking maternity leave. The law firm representing the female employees, Sanford Heisler Kimpel LLP, filed an amended complaint […]

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