Homeland Security Worker Wins $2.5M Verdict

Law360, New York (November 10, 2006, 12:00 AM EST) -- A federal jury has awarded $2.5 million to a former employee at the Department of Homeland Security who claimed the agency aggravated a medical condition by making him work in its Miami office.

Ulysses Hudson, an intelligence research specialist, originally sued the government in June 2001 for discrimination and retaliation.

In his complaint, filed with the U.S. District Court in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Hudson alleged that he suffered clinical depression due to race-based disparate treatment in the Miami office, that he was unfairly denied a transfer...
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