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7th Circuit: Chicago Must Hire 111 Black Firefighters
Posted on 16 May 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

CHICAGO - (AP) A federal appeals court ruled on Friday that the Chicago Fire Department must hire 111 African Americans who passed a firefighters entrance exam 16 years ago and pay millions of dollars to thousands more who took and passed the same test... Read More

U.S. High Court Allows Disparate-Impact Lawsuits
Posted on 24 May 2010 by Bajeerah LaCava

WASHINGTON, D.C. — (Mealey’s) An individual who fails to file a timely charge challenging the adoption of an employment practice may file a disparate-impact claim challenging an employer’s later application of that practice as long as... Read More