Norwegian Cruise Line Settles Religious Bias Claims

Law360, New York (May 19, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- NCL America Inc. will pay $485,000 to settle a civil rights suit accusing the cruise line of firing seven Middle Eastern crew members in 2004 for their national and religious origins.

The cruise line and the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed a consent decree Thursday in the U.S. District Court for the District of Hawaii resolving the Title VII suit on behalf of the former Pride of Aloha crew members.

In addition to paying crew members $485,000, NCL America has agreed to revise its policies...
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