Split 2nd Circuit Reinstates Disparate Treatment Claim In Firefighters Hiring Suit

NEW YORK - A split Second Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel on May 14 reinstated a disparate treatment claim against New York City and federal law claims against the New York fire commissioner in a case alleging racial discrimination in the hiring of New York City firefighters (United States of America v. City of New York, et al., No. 11-5113, 2nd Cir.; 2013 U.S. App. LEXIS 9671).

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