US Marshals Win EEOC Class Cert. On Race Bias Claims

Law360, New York (July 19, 2012, 10:23 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission last week revived class claims by a former U.S. Marshals Service criminal investigator accusing the law enforcement agancy of systematically discriminating against blacks and certified a sweeping class of black marshals over the past 18 years.

The commission’s July 11 ruling certifies a class of black U.S. marshals from July 1994, when former investigator Matthew F. Fogg first filed his class claims, to the present, marking one of the longest ever certified classes in a Title VII complaint in the...
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