Edgeworth Economics President Dr. John Johnson’s Testimony Cited in Order Dismissing Bloomberg L.P. Pregnancy Discrimination Class Action

Aug 18, 2011

In finding for summary judgment on behalf of Bloomberg L.P., Judge Loretta A. Preska cited heavily Dr. Johnson’s statistical evidence in favor of Bloomberg, calling it “highly probative and uncontroverted.”  Dr. Johnson’s testimony demonstrated that the compensation of alleged Class Members actually increased more than the compensation of employees who took leave for other reasons, contributing to a finding that the Plaintiffs' claims are “insufficient to demonstrate that discrimination was Bloomberg’s standard operating procedure.”  The opinion has received numerous press mentions citing the evidence provided by Dr. Johnson, including the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and Forbes.

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