Ex-Consol Energy Executive to Get Sex Bias, Retaliation Trial

May 15, 2019, 5:50 PM

A woman who says she was ousted as Consol Energy Inc.'s new president based on her sex and for complaining about pay bias can present her allegations to a jury, a federal judge ruled.

But Consol Energy Inc., the spin-off of the original Consol Energy’s coal business, is entitled to summary judgment on Katharine Ann Fredriksen’s other claims, the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania said May 14.

The spin-off and Fredriksen’s elevation to the president role of the newly created company were announced in July 2017 but didn’t take effect until Nov. 28, 2017, the court ...

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