August 12, 2009Comments Off on Employer not liable for noose incident at work
An employer took reasonable action to detect and address discriminatory activities after a noose was hung in the workplace, and therefore it is not liable for racial harassment under Title VII, the 7th Circuit has ruled.
July 27, 2009Comments Off on Judge slashes $10M award to three Philly cops
A federal judge has ruled that three former Philadelphia cops who were awarded $10 million in damages by a jury in May 2008 in a race-discrimination and retaliation suit against the city will each only get $300,000.
July 10, 2009Comments Off on Wal-Mart settles $17.5M discrimination suit
A federal judge in Arkansas has given final approval to a $17.5 million settlement of a discrimination lawsuit that accused Wal-Mart Stores Inc. of not hiring black truck drivers. Click here for the full article from The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette.