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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

APNewsBreak: Firefighters Get Damages In Reverse Discrimination Case
Posted on 29 Jul 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

NEW HAVEN, Conn. - (AP) A white group of firefighters who won a reverse discrimination case before the U.S. Supreme Court in 2009 has been awarded about $2 million in damages from the city of New Haven, ending a 7-year-old legal battle that fueled national... Read More

New York Court Reinstates Lawsuit By New Haven Fireman
Posted on 18 Aug 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

NEW YORK - (AP) Reviving a lawsuit brought by a black firefighter, a federal appeals court decision on Monday raised new questions about the impact of a Supreme Court ruling in favor of the reverse-discrimination lawsuit brought by 17 white firefighters... Read More