Latino Class Tossed From UM Discrimination Suit

Law360, New York (March 15, 2011, 12:02 AM EDT) -- A Florida federal judge on Monday dismissed the lead Latina plaintiff in a proposed class action that accuses the University of Miami of discriminating against black and Latino job applicants by using credit reports in the hiring process.

Judge Ursula Ungaro of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida dismissed Maria Olivera from the suit because she had not exhausted all administrative remedies before filing suit.

Olivera is a Hispanic woman who lost a job offer at the University of Miami's Leonard M....
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