Thursday, July 28, 2011

New Haven Firefighters Win $2 Million In Discrimination Case

MyFox New York
Updated: Thursday, 28 Jul 2011, 4:35 PM EDT
Published : Thursday, 28 Jul 2011, 3:16 PM EDT

By NewsCore


A group of mostly white Connecticut firefighters whose affirmative action lawsuit made it to the US Supreme Court settled with the city of New Haven for $2 million, the mayor's office confirmed Thursday.

The 20 firefighters had sued after a promotion exam was scrapped because no black employees scored well enough to advance.

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