Radioactive Waste Processor Settles Race Bias Suit

Law360, New York (January 4, 2010, 3:46 PM EST) -- Radioactive waste processing company Race LLC has agreed to cough up $650,000 to settle a U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission lawsuit claiming the company's black employees were subjected to racial slurs and given more dangerous work assignments than white co-workers.

Judge Samuel H. Mays Jr. of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Tennessee dismissed the case Dec. 31 following a consent decree filed by the parties.

Race — an acronym for Radiological Assistance, Consulting and Engineering — does business as Studsvik LLC, the...
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