Facebook Beats Suit Alleging Racial Bias In Promotions
Law360 (July 26, 2018, 8:50 PM EDT) -- A North Carolina federal judge has tossed a black Facebook employee’s racial discrimination lawsuit against the social media giant, holding the worker failed to demonstrate similarity to a white co-worker who received a promotion the employee alleged he didn’t get because of his race.
U.S. District Judge Martin Reidinger granted Facebook Inc. summary judgment Wednesday, saying since Robert Louis Gary chose to base his discrimination claim on the fact that his white co-worker, Greg Randall, was promoted in the first quarter of 2014 while he was not, Gary had to establish that he and Randall were similar “in all relevant respects.”...
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