Chapter 8 - RACE DISCRIMINATION

 

 

RECENT CASES

 

 

Article 8-29  (March 6, 2017)

Link: U.S. Supreme Court - Juror deliberations, former police officer expressed ant-hispanic coomments, conviction reversed

 

Article 8- 19  (May 23, 2016)

Link: U.S. Supreme Court - U.S. Postal Worker lawsuit reinstated - EEOC regs. on when to file complaint unclear - time expande

 

Article 8-18  (April 16, 2015)

Link:  NY - U.S. District Judge orders New York City to "make whole" the minority applicants who in settlement are now being hired by FDNY - must pay interest on their pensions

 

Article 8-17 (Sept. 30, 2014)

Link:  TX - Race / Retaliation Lawsuit Dismissed - FD Thoroughly Documented Progressive Discipline

 

Article 8-16 (Sept. 29, 2014)

Link:  PA - Philadelphia FD - 1975 Consent Decree Set Aside - Met Minority Hiring Goals

 

Article 8-15 (Aug. 28, 2014)

Link: OH - Ohio Supreme Court - Supervisors Of Public Agencies Generally Have Immunity From Personal Liability In Discrimination Cases  [also filed, Chapter 7]

 

Article 8-14 (July 3, 2014)

Link: OH - Fire Chief Fired Over Racial Comments, Even Though No Complaint By African-American FF

 

Article 8-13 (March 13, 2014)

Link: MI - Release Of Personnel Records Of Former FF To Press - Negative Article - Retaliation Lawsuit Reinstated By 6th Circuit

 

Article 8-12 (Dec. 27, 2013)

Link:  FL - U.S. DoJ lawsuit against City of Jacksonville on promotions - Fed. Judge refuses to hold open 5 positions for Captain on latest test

 

Article 8-11 (July 22, 2013)

Link:  OH - Akron FD ordered to promote 10 Captains, 8 Lieutenants; won jury verdict, including race / age - promotion exam

 

Article 8-10 (June 24, 2013) - also posted in Chapter 6 and Chapter 7

Link:  U.S. Supreme Court - Retaliation - Frivolous Retaliation Lawsuits - Landmark Decision

 

Article 8-9 (June 24, 2013) - also posted in Chapter 7

Link: U.S. Supreme Court - definition of "Supervisor" - empowered to take tangible employment action;  Ball State University properly dismissed

 

Article 8-8 (May 10, 2013)

Link:  LA - U.S. DoJ Settles Lawsuit Against Parish Which Put In Zoning After Hurricane Katrina Limiting Mult-Residency Housing

 

Article 8-7 (April 25, 2013)

Link:  MD - Baltimore FD investigation of cheating on promotion exam;  lawsuit by 5 who were subject of investgation was properly dismissed

 

Article 8-6 (Feb. 27, 2013)

Link: NY - Reverse Discrimination Not Proved - Police Promotion

 

Article 8-5 (Feb. 20, 2013)

Link:  OH - Hostile Work Atmosphere Not Proved

 

Article 8-4  (Dec. 13, 2012)

Link:  FL - NO ADVERSE IMPACT ON JOB PERFORMANCE

 

Article 8-3 (Sept. 28, 2012)

Link:  NEW YORK:  FEDERAL JUDGE ALLOWS FDNY TO START FIRST RECRUIT CLASS IN FOUR YEARS  

 

Article 8-2  (July 30, 2012)

Link:  NEW YORK:  BUFFALO FD PROMOTION EXAMS FOR LIEUTENANT - DISPARATE IMPACT ON MINORITIES BUT CITY PROVED TESTS WERE JOB RELATED - STATEWIDE JOB ANALYSIS PERFORMED BY STATE CIVIL SERVICE DEPARTMENT

 

Article 8-1  (July 5, 2012)

Link:  NEW YORK:  FDNY - FEDERAL DISTRICT JUDGE ORDERS CORRECTIVE ACTION - FOR EVERY FIVE FIREFIGHTERS HIRED, TWO MUST BE BLACK AND ONE HISPANIC

 

 

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