BofA Ordered To Pay $2.2M To Black Job Applicants

Law360, Los Angeles (September 23, 2013, 9:54 PM EDT) -- A U.S. Department of Labor administrative law judge has ordered Bank of America Corp. to pay nearly 1,500 allegedly qualified black job applicants approximately $2.2 million for denying them teller and entry-level positions at the company's Charlotte, N.C., offices, the agency announced Monday.

Administrative Law Judge Linda S. Chapman told the bank to pay millions in back wages and interest over race-based hiring discrimination claims made by black individuals dating back to 1993, according to a ruling dated Tuesday. She also ordered Bank of America to...
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