Judge OKs $4.3M Settlement In B&H Race Bias Suit

Law360, New York (March 26, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A district court has approved a $4.3 million settlement that resolves a racial discrimination suit brought against B&H Foto and Electronics Corp. by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission on behalf of 149 Hispanic employees of the New York electronics retailer.

Judge Harold Baer of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York issued a consent decree on Mar. 18, awarding monetary and injunctive relief to B&H's Hispanic employees but finding no judicial evidence that the retailer discriminated against them, the EEOC announced...
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