Court Reinstates Discrimination Case Against NLRB

Law360, New York (July 19, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The National Labor Relations Board suffered a defeat Tuesday when an appellate court ruled that a former employee suing the independent federal agency for discrimination deserves her day in court.

A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit partially reversed the district court's summary judgment for the NLRB. Specifically, it reinstated two claims—that the NLRB refused to promote the plaintiff, Enid Weber, on the basis of her being Hispanic and a woman, and that the NLRB was discriminatory in...
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