N.C. Bottler To Pay $495K On Discrimination Claims

CHARLOTTE , N.C. — (AP) The second-largest bottler of Coca-Cola products in the United States has agreed to settle a racial discrimination case at its Charlotte distribution plant. The U.S. Department of Labor said Thursday. . . . Full version available to lexis.com subscribers .

Lawsuit Filed Over Arizona's Ethnic Studies Law

TUCSON, Ariz. - (AP) Teachers opposed to a new Arizona law that targets a school district's ethnic studies program are suing to overturn the measure. KGUN-TV says the lawsuit filed Monday names outgoing Arizona schools superintendent Tom Horne and the State Board of Education. . . . Full version...

Judge Upholds California's Affirmative Action Ban

SAN FRANCISCO - (AP) A federal judge on Wednesday dismissed a lawsuit challenging California's voter-approved ban on affirmative action in public university admissions. U.S. District Judge Samuel Conti ruled against the challenge to Proposition 209, which barred racial, ethnic or gender preferences...

Lawsuit: Company Sought To Hire Illegal Immigrants

JACKSON, Miss. - (AP) A Mississippi company that pleaded guilty to conspiracy related to the nation's largest workplace raid on illegal immigrants is now facing a lawsuit accusing it of discriminating against non-immigrants who applied for jobs. A discrimination lawsuit filed Friday in U.S. District...