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NYPD Racism?

NYPD Racism?

By Employment Discrimination

Three black NYPD detectives who said they were discriminated against because of their race recently received a $700,000 settlement. The detectives, Theodore Coleman, Roland Stephens, and Jon McCollum, put the blame on their commanding officer, Thomas Galati for continually promoting less-qualified white officers and systematically discriminating against them. The detectives…

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Knowing Is Half the Battle

Knowing Is Half the Battle

By Employment Discrimination

The city of Philadelphia recently settled a claim with a woman who said her supervisors knew for years that another employee was a harassment problem. The woman, Sherron Bell, was an employee in the Office of the City Commissioners’ voter registration division when Francisco Martinez exposed himself to her. She…

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EEOC Update

EEOC Update

By Employment Discrimination

Before the end of last year, the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) released its Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 Performance and Accountability Report (PAR). They reported increases in outreach and enforcement actions designed to prevent and remedy employment discrimination. The EEOC launched a nationwide online inquiry system that included…

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CVS “Burden”

CVS “Burden”

By Employment Discrimination

Dana Paladino has worked for CVS for years.  She suffers from cerebral palsy, but that never stopped her from getting perfect reviews for the past fifteen years that she has worked in CVS’s pharmacy department. Paladino’s physical limitations did not pose any problems to her ability to perform her work…

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