Two women who sued The New York Times Co. asserting various individual and class allegations of discrimination failed to adequately allege their personal claims of sex bias in pay, account assignments, and promotions, a federal judge ruled (Grant v. New York Times Co., 2017 BL 324476, S.D.N.Y., No. 16-cv-03175, 9/14/17).

That also means Ernestine Grant and Marjorie Walker can’t pursue any class claims based on their individual sex discrimination and equal pay claims, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York held Sept. 14. But the court refused to otherwise strike the women’s class allegations...