Three African-American couples couldn’t show that their home lender imposed certain conditions on their mortgages for discriminatory reasons, the 3rd Circuit has ruled in affirming a summary judgment.Read More »
Employees can sue for retaliation based on allegations that they were subjected to workplace sabotage and punitive scheduling after supporting a co-worker’s claim of race discrimination, the 2nd Circuit has ruled in reversing a summary judgment.Read More »
The proposed settlement in a discrimination lawsuit against Eastman Kodak Co. comes with a $9.7 million legal bill, and now attorneys handling the case are having to justify those costs. In a series of filings in U.S. District Court in New York last week and Monday, attorneys for the plaintiffs in the class-action suit have spelled out the reasons for that lofty expense.Read More »
The city of South Gate, Calif., has paid out $18 million to settle lawsuits filed by a group of officers who said they faced racially-motivated discrimination, harassment and retaliation in the aftermath of the ouster of a Latino police official in 2002, the officers' attorney said Tuesday.
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The Supreme Court has agreed to decide another case involving firefighters and discrimination. The Court will address when the 300-day filing period begins to run on an EEOC charge in a disparate impact case brought by firefighters who alleged that the City of Chicago's aptitude test discriminated against African-American applicants.Read More »